Visual Guide:

Decorative Painting & Finishes

The origins of decorative painting can be traced back 4,000 years when cultures used different patterns and designs as a means of communication and self-expression. Decorative painting was found in prehistoric times with paintings on cave walls, on tombs in ancient Egypt, and on temples in ancient Greece.

This visual guide will serve as a resource to the various decorative techniques and finishes that can be found in buildings and interiors of all periods.

With this guide you will be able to:

  • Understand Common Decorative Painting Techniques:
    • Stenciling
    • Striping
    • Trompe L'oeil
    • Gilding
    • Glazing
    • Faux Finishes

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