Architectural Conservation, Historic Preservation

Faux Finishes

The Color Alchemist Company of Painters are decorative faux finishers, wood grainers and marbling specialists performing unique wall, floor and furniture finishes for your home or business. Share your vision with us and we will make it come alive.


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Process of Applying Woodgrain Shown   Woodgraining Process.
Process of Applying Woodgrain Shown

Here, the late Bill Holgate, master painter, demonstrates woodgraining brush technique.  

Process of Faux Marbling Illustrated   Faux Marble Process
Process of Faux Marbling Illustrated

The late Bill Holgate, master painter and decorator, here demonstrates the application of a faux marble undercoat.