And How's Your Wood?
Trompe l'oeil
Distressed Wood On Canvas

 Wood Graining

In Naples Fl.,

The art of Wood Graining is a highly sought after artform

Yachts, Entry Doors, Libraries, Stairway Panels, Overhead Garage Doors, and even vehicles

Faux wood graining garage door
Mohagany Faux Woodgraining

adorn some of the rarest and protected species of wood in the world and why the art form exists today. The art of wood-graining goes back hundreds of years and has been passed down for generations.

Faux Woodgrain
Satinwood faux woodgrain sample

Although many of the “Old World Recipes” has changed to a modern and more environmentally concerned era the techniques have pretty much remained the same

Like many other art forms, it is a traditional art that is practiced and learned at several levels. Ranging from a more commercially convincing level to an ultimately realist high-end result

 

Faux wood grain drywall built in entertainment center Naples Fl artist Arthur Morehead
Hard to believe this drywall huh?

which usually involves some of the rarest, extinct and most exotic types of woods in the world.

It takes a seasoned decorative artist who understands the structure of these exotic species of different woods and to masterfully render the realism of these rare wood

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Although many of the “Old World Recipes” has changed to a modern and more environmentally concerned era the techniques have pretty much remained the same

Like many other art forms, it is a traditional art that is practiced and learned at several levels. Ranging from a more commercially convincing level to an ultimately realist high-end result

which usually involves some of the rarest, extinct and most exotic types of woods in the world.

I have been kind of falling behind on my posts so I thought I would post a few pictures of some wood graining techniques I have done recently. This first panel is a Satinwood Trompe Loeil Panel. l’ll make a post just for woodgraining, and I will start it off with one of my favorites…….

Satinwood is a great one to render for the inerior designers who are working with more modern and contemporary feel. I know the frame is a little over the top but this is what  a designer requested to draw attention to the piece

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