Scagliola Imitation Marble Mantel – Part 2

This is the second and final part of my scagliola inspired, Yellow Sienna marble mantel (part 1). As we left off,  the background was being laid down with aggressive movement with a palette of colors.   The areas were then softened. The background layer was achieved using slow-dry glaze and colorants.  Therefore, the glaze was tacky […]

Breche marble

Breche (breccia) marble is a type of marble in which angular fragments of various sizes and colors are embedded. The greatly random gaps between the fragments are the breche. Marble breching is the action of painting the ‘filled gaps’ surrounding the fragments. When painting breche marble, you always paint the breche and the fragments fall […]