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  1. Painting
    I've been tasked with painting a room's Plaster decorative molding. The big expensive stuff. I'm a decorative painter but this is new for me and I'm not sure what steps to take to correctly paint them. They will have more than one color. some gold leaf as well Should I use Acrylic or oil...
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    Hi everyone, I own a decorative painting business on Long Island, NY. I picked up a paintbrush for the first time in 1998, and haven't put it down since. I do all phases of faux finishing, Venetian and other plasters, cabinetry/furniture/formica makeovers, murals, etc., etc. My motto is, if...
  3. Painting
    I was browsing my portfolio looking for sample boards to take on a trip to Spain and I came across this metallic glaze over tissue paper sample I made several years ago. While it's not a "paint" technique per se, it still looks sweet and is simple enough to execute. It also sells well and...
  4. Painting
    Ok, I finished the last part of the HOW TO for this Tuscan faux finish technique I started last week. It's in the HOW TO page of my blog site www.EuropeanPaintandtextures.com . If you have any questions on the steps, please feel free to ask me. Leave a message on my blog and I'll be glad to...
  5. Painting
    I writing a HOW TO article in my blog on this technique. I sould this technique for $12.00 per sq. ft. and it only cost me about 80 cents per sq ft to do. For faux finishes that's presst good. The step by step instructions are on my blog at EuropeanPaintandTextures.com I hope you enjoy...
  6. Painting
    I got into the business of faux painting several years ago when a friend asked me to help do some "glazing". What in the world was that I thought to myself. Well I found out quickly and it was actually kind of fun an not too hard to master. What I found out that really spurred my interest in...
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