Marc Potoscky is a leader and an instructor in the art of Faux painted marble, Marbling (Faux Marbleizing) in CT, NY, MA, RI and all across the USA.
Faux Painted Marble
Marbleizing or Faux Marbre is one element of Faux painting or Faux finishing. Faux painted finishes is a term used to describe a wide range of Decorative Painting Techniques. From the French word for “fake”, Faux Painting began as a form of replicating materials such as Marble and Wood with paint, but has come to encompass many other decorative finishes for walls and furniture. Most people think of it as Marbleizing, but technically Marbling, Faux Painted marble or Faux Marbling is used to make walls and furniture look like real Marble. This can be done using either plaster or glaze techniques. The ability to recreate and imitate the look of various species of polished and Antique Marbles today is indispensable to High End Designers, Architects,Home Owners and Decorators in search of it’s elegant, grand and sophisticated look. Realistic Painted Marble Finishes or faux marble painting work out great for sophisticated focal points like Marble Fireplace Mantels, faux Marble pedestals, Marble Columns and Marble Trim, Marble Crown molding, Chair Rails, Baseboards and Panels as well as table tops and moldings. The beauty and diversity of Faux Marble Painting is that you can create a fantasy or imitate a marble and still change the colors to fit the decor of the space.
For more photos, techniques and instruction go to – http://mjpfaux.com/2013/08/27/how-to-faux-painted-portor-marble-with-marc-potocsky-2/
Faux Painted Marble CT
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