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An Index of Other Painting Techniques (3)

Faux finishes are techniques that simulate looks such as marble, granite, tortoiseshell, malachite, agate, lapis lazuli, copper, wrought iron, pewter, steel, aged bronze, verdigris, plaster, patina, gilding, and leather. While these techniques are most often found on furniture or d├ęcor … Continue reading

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An Index of Other Painting Techniques (2)

Striping refers to any kind of finish that involves painting solid stripes of any size onto a surface. Stripes can be applied with paint brushes, solid sponges, window washing squeegees (our favorite for easy uniform tiny stripes). Masking off unpainted … Continue reading

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An Index of Other Painting Techniques

Ragging is similar to sponging, except the dabbing is done with rags torn into approximately 12-inch-square pieces

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