Simply defined, glazes are translucent films of colored media that are manipulated, while wet, over dried undercoats. This rather sparse definition gives no hint of the often magical colors and patterns that can be developed. By using diverse tools in novel ways, you can create patterns that vary from abstract, all-over designs through ordered, elegant graphics to simulations of nature, such as marbling and graining.
Faux Finishing can update a older piece of furniture, and add unique elegance or an old world feel to columns or mantels. The infinite combinations of pattern and color made possible by the use of glazes open a world of design choices.