This section provides a list of techniques, materials, and common references that are frequently used in the design and decorative painting profession.


A vivid green/turquoise color that is almost fluorescent. Verdigris is a copper hydro carbonate formed on copper because of humidity; this typical green ranging from dark to pastel green must be accompanied by any shade of copper to look more realistic. The ideal destination of this faux finish would be a fountain, a plant urn or metal candlestick. Again, this chemical occurrence has to be delicately realized in order to be credible.