Faux marbling is the preparation and finishing of a surface to imitate the appearance of real marble. Faux marbling is used to create the distinctive and varied patterns of marble - the most imitated stone by far.
Faux stone painting was widely used in Pompeii, but it really took off in Europe during the Renaissance period. The sophistication of the techniques are such that people are often are unable to distinguish between false and real marble.
Marbling is a very cost effective way to create a stunning look without spending a fortune. It works particularly well on baths and fire places
There are literally hundreds of types of marble. With our team of skilled artists we can recreate any style matching the hues and characteristics to replicate the look.
A good faux marble is more than a few veins painted on a coloured base. To imitate marble requires research, close examination, skill and the right brushes.
Here are just a few examples of painted marble finishes to give you an idea.