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marbling, marbleizing

The use of antiquing techniques to achieve the appearance of marble in a paint film.
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Sarasotans have become adventurous: painting whole walls in bright contrasting colors, or changing the character of their walls and furniture with such creative treatments as marbleizing, stenciling and pickling.
The second half covers specialized finishes, such as crackle, marbleizing and polishing.
Students immediately feel validated as artists as they pull colorful swirling designs from marbleizing trays or peel one-of-a kind monoprints from painted sheets of Plexiglas.