Glossary of Terms
A tinted transparent liquid is applied over a base color to create a modulated, watercolor-like effect.
Different looks can be achieved by varying the method of application.
From the French word meaning “fake” or “false." Marbleizing is a faux finish that creates the illusion of real marble. Faux bois creates the illusion of wood.
A mixture of limestone and marble dust is trowled onto the wall in layers. The final effect looks and feels like stone and has a smooth, marble-like finish. Available in a wide range of colors or can be custom mixed.
Gilding is the application of metal in any form (leaf, foil, paint, powder, etc.)
Canvas Wall Coverings:
The mural or decorative design is painted on canvas, and then either applied to the wall like wallpaper or hung
on a rod like a tapestry. Canvas can also be stretched on a frame and made into a standing screen or hanging panel.