Faux Wood Painting

Imitation of Burled Walnut

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The European varieties  of burled walnut are usually lighter toned than the American sort, and the contorted course of the veining is somewhat more regular in appearance, otherwise the burling and knots are very much the same. There is a long and considerable system in the seemingly wild growth of walnut burls. Their representation requires […]

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Faux Woodgraining Rosewood

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The background for faux woodgraining rosewood is formed of burnt ochre, chrome-yellow, and a small quantity of scarlet-lake, to give brightness. It should be of a decided red, and while but little of it usually shows through the dark superstructure of veins, and that little in the natural wood is always of a decided red […]

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Painting A Garage Door To Look Like Wood

Dear Debra, I’ve reviewed your 7 steps program and your video on faux wood painting. I am currently trying to paint garage doors and shutters to mimic my stained front door in a dark wood tone.? I’ve used some of your techniques for inside doors, but you cannot use glaze on exterior surfaces….at least my […]

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Faux Wood Graining Light and Dark Mahogany

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Mahogany is one of the most beautifully formed woods that nature produces. In its plain form or in its most intricate featherings, it is always pleasing to look at and its most profuse variations of form do not cause any nausea nor does one become confused or tired of them. It is found in many […]

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Faux Wood Graining Walnut

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At one time when graining was at its height, walnut graining was next to oak, the main wood which grainers had to imitate, and some of them attained to such skill as entitled their work to be called art. It is not used nearly to the same extent that it used to be, but as […]

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Wood Grain Paint Cabinets Dark Maple

Hi Debra…. I got the colors to wood grain paint my cabinets. You recommended in the video that I get Chamois color and burnt Sienna glaze and then go over with Umber. I did this luckly on a sample piece and I feel the color is to light. Also I put the glaze with very […]

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Faux Wood Graining Birds Eye Maple

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The background of faux wood birds eye maple is a mixture of beige and vermilion mixed – the vermilion is used only to neutralize the blue tinge of the beige, but not to give it a pink tint. The base coat must be a satin or semi-gloss paint or the over graining will absorb into […]

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Faux Wood Painting

Faux Wood Painting is the imitation of the natural graining of woods. The technique is as simple as base coating the surface with an opaque background of the general color of the wood to be imitated (but lighter). When the base coat is dry, covering this with a coat of transparent color, of the proper […]

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