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Video: Marble Painting - Brèche-Grise Step By Step: Not Entirely In White
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In the sixth episode of the decorative painting series, Friederike Schulz shows how the marble painting by Brèche-Grise can be implemented with modern materials.
Author: Friederike Schulz | Photos: Lars Krüger
The white-gray Brèche marble is a good introduction to the complex world of marble painting. The rock is very light. But between the white pieces of rock there is always a “gray gap”, which literally means “brèche grise”. While the Portor marble looks rather picturesque, the Brèche marble (breccia) hides a far more complex structure. A breccia is a rock that consists of angular rock fragments that are cemented by a fine-grained matrix. The imitation of the Brèche Grise is a good basis for a variety of stone replicas.
What is needed for marble painting
The basis for the work is a white-primed surface that should be as homogeneous and weakly absorbent as possible. The following high-quality acrylic colors are available on a palette: white, black, ultramarine blue and oxide yellow. For the so-called painting medium, a part of water is mixed with a part of binder in a mixing beaker. Tools include a badger hair distributor, a French ring brush (glaze brush), a modler with acrylic hair (relatively firm), a synthetic hair tractor and a sponge. And of course a bucket of clean water for the brushes and sponge used should not be missing.
Other episodes of the decorative painting series:
Black gold: imitation of Portor marble
Wall in a tartan skirt
Painted mahogany wood
Imitation wood, such as mahogany, is one of the basic components of decorative painting, and Friederike Schulz shows the individual work steps
Black and noble: the Portor marble. Friederike Schulz presents the marble imitation in the fifth episode of the decorative painting series
Friederike Schulz shows how the production of an old art nouveau painting can be done in the classic way with the help of a tracing template, a painting stick and a line puller
In the ninth episode of the decorative painting series, Friederike Schulz shows how to make real eye-catchers with floor painting from concrete floors
Even with walls painted white, painting companies can do good business. Painter Jürgen Maier smiles as he looks at his astonished