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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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"Usually murals or old-world finishes: everything from Venetian plaster to wood-graining, marbleizing, and gilding." Her residential clients have included Lily Tomlin, Ed Asner, Vince Vaughn, Alyssa Milano, and Kathy Najimy.
* Marbleizing: A new screw/barrel kit will be shown by Kawaguchi.
When 7-year-old Christopher spots a great winged dragon floating on top of his marbleizing solution, he has the wherewithal to quickly drop his paper flat onto the tray, thus capturing his discovered creature.
It's easy to do with a method called faux marbleizing. Purchase faux marbleizing kits at art supply or hardware stores.