Faux painting was an unusual hit of the past! It was when the artists mimicking wooden and other textures with paint got caught and revealed their secret! Well, faux basically means fake in French and that is why this painting revolves around mimicking the patterns of stones, woods, and other textures which you don't display on the walls usually. Doesn’t it seem exciting enough to try in your home too?
The types of faux patterns you can try in your place
The recent comeback of the faux painting happened when the craze of wallpapers faded in the late nineties. And this was further divided into two types – glaze painting technique that involves the use of a mixture of paints and glazes with the help of a brush, roller, or rag to create textures, or the one depending upon plaster application. In such a case, the experts in interior Plastering in Auckland from Ayda Painting and Decorating create patterns with trowels and spatula to make nice textures with it. They are known for their excellent work of painting and plastering through their expert artists and latest equipment. And if you want to know about certain famous types of faux patterns for your home, take a look below:
- Concreting — Concrete in the interiors give you a fantastic rustic look and feel. And these really look alluring on your walls. But if you don’t want to install actual concrete on the wall and still want that look, then simply try the faux painting technique. Let the painters and plasterers create a concrete type of feel on your wall using the perfect incorporation of white, grey, and black with some glazing and plaster blade effects.
- Graining — Faux Bois or fake wood recreation on the wall is really trending nowadays. It matches really well with your hardwood floor and similarly polished furniture. This process actually includes using the graining tool and mimicking the look on a wet glazed or painted surface.
- Strie painting — Strie painting involves mimicking fabric on your walls. It involves creating soft streaks on the wall paint using a paintbrush and glazed and normal paints. This looks really cool in your contemporary-styled living room with an absolutely plush décor.
- Denim painting — Well, the faux painting doesn’t only let you mimic wood, stone, and concrete, but even denim for that matter. Yes, you can easily make one of your walls resemble your denim jeans by using the color indigo with your brush, making vertical and horizontal patterns on the walls, and even making some cross stitches if you like.
- Bricking — OK, so let’s try creating a bricked wall in your room through faux painting. It simply involves using a kitchen knife and some brick-sized and shaped sponges followed by a roller to paint these in the brown and reddish shades as they usually are.
These are some of the most stunning forms of faux painting which have the power to add pizzazz to your home. Next, you can even try the faux effect of marbles, leather, plaster, and more! The result is always a perfectly created wall that doesn’t even look as if it’s painted, you’ll feel as if it’s real wood, plaster, brick, or leather wall.