We have added an extra finish to the existing 24 finishes of the FARRAGOZ Patina FINISHES Course!
Painted and gilded delicately carved ornamentation in the Church of Saint-Germain l'Auxerrois in Paris.
This detail image shows how the paint has worn on the armrest of this French chair, a beautiful museum piece ~ Musée Carnavalet, Paris.
Found this stenciled image of a bee on a French green painted wooden gatepost at the entrance of the apiary in the Jardin du Luxembourg in Paris.
Step one in recreating this panel, is producing a painted sample board. By doing this, you will get a practice run in mixing the various colours and testing your ageing skills to obtain the required finish on furniture.
Detail of the trumeau that can be made in the FARRAGOZ Online Course. Learn to make your own decorative mouldings, milk paint and other paints at a fraction of the price of branded products.
"A hand made replica of a console table. The original is a Late Gustavian console table from the early 19th century. It has been made by hand with handplaned frameworks, woodturned leggs and hand carved details. What you see in this video is the process of gilding it, the applying of the gold and the metal leafs (a combination that started to be in use in Sweden from about the mid 18th century) all along to the final step, the distressing it needs to get the patina required to match the original table."
Constantly collecting and photographing interesting vintage and antique objects to study their patina.
A Louis XV Parcel-Gilt And Cream-Painted Panelled Room, CIRCA 1730
A Cassone is a large marriage chest that was one of the trophy furnishings of rich merchants and aristocrats in Italian culture. These beautifully painted and gilded works of art were given to a bride by her parents as their contribution to the wedding. It was filled with the personal goods of the bride and placed at the foot of the bed in the bridal suite.
The French word trumeau, originally referred to the space between windows. In the 18th century, the French started manufacturing trumeau mirrors to hang in these spaces, providing a decorative element and bringing more light into the room.