Texturing Materials

Texturing Materials for Faux Finishing

Texturing materials are necessary for the creation of many different faux and decorative painting techniques, including marbling, faux stone, textiles, and more. There are many different types of materials you can use to achieve various textures, including plaster, faux texture paint, and more. Faux Masters Studio is a one-stop shop for all things decorative and faux painting, so we carry a great selection of different texturing materials that you can use to achieve the effects that you want to create for your walls, ceilings, art pieces, and other surfaces.

Products for Creating Faux Sandstone, Marble, and Other Mineral Effects

Marble, sandstone, granite, and other minerals are extremely popular faux finishes, and there are many reasons for this. These faux finishes look beautiful, they’re more affordable than actual mineral materials, they’re fun to create, and they allow you to be creative while also producing stunning effects for your walls, ceilings, floors, counters, cabinets, and other surfaces.

Faux Masters Studio carries a great selection of products that are specially designed for projects just such as these, including:

  • AquaStone, which is ideal for creating stucco patterning, limestone, faux brick texture, and coral stone
  • Water- and acrylic-based paints that contain sand particles, and that are perfect for creating sandstone textures and faux marble effects
  • True Tint Stone, which is a heavy textured material that’s great for faux brick, adobe finishes, and creating rock and mineral formations
  • QuartzStone, which can be used to replicate the look of quartz or cameo stone carvings

Texturing Materials to Create a Variety of Plaster Effects

Faux plaster techniques and materials are common in decorative painting because they can be used to achieve many different textures, patterns, finishes, and effects. For instance, Olde World Fresco is a professional quality material that can help you transform your wall into a faux fresco, so you’ll wake up every morning feeling like you’re in ancient Italy. PlasterTex and Olde World PlasterTex are similar, but they’re ideal for creating grained plaster finishes and can also be used to create distressed looks. FauxStone Pull-Off can also be used to create the effect of chipped paint or chipped plaster, but it’s also very adaptable and can even be used to produce a stone-like or textured iron appearance.

Versatile and Multipurpose Texturing Materials

Many texturing materials can be used in the creation of different faux effects, but some products take the cake when it comes to versatility. O’Villa Finishing Plaster is one such product, and it can be used as a chalky coating for metalwork, as a decorative spattering material, as a base material in artistic projects, and as a gesso-type base coat for furniture finishes. SofTex is another such multipurpose material, and it can be used to simulate linen and other heavy fabrics, create dimensional color patterns, fill cracks, and even cover surface defects that might otherwise ruin your masterpiece.

The world truly is your oyster when it comes to creating faux and decorative painting finishes, whether you want your walls to look like sand, mud, plaster, metal, fabric, stone, bark, bricks, or anything else. With the right texturing materials and supplies, you can transform a surface into just about any substance, and Faux Masters Studio has everything you need to get started right now.