About

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Gia Decor has been established by Artist and Decorate Designer Gia Basilia. An honor graduate, Gia Basilia has a Master of Arts in Commercial Design from Georgia Academy of Fine Arts. He possesses Diploma in Painting and Porcelain & Faience … Continue reading

STENCILLING

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A stencil is a thin sheet of material, such as paper, plastic, or metal, with letters or a design cut from it, used to produce the letters or design on an underlying surface by applying pigment through the cut-out holes in the … Continue reading

GLAZING

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Wall glazes can add extra dimension, warmth and soft illusory qualities to small or large rooms. Wall glazing is a painting technique that achieves desired textures and patterns on walls. Glaze is also used in cabinet, furniture, and faux finishing.

FRESCO & MURAL

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A Mural is any piece of artwork painted or applied directly on a wall. A mural painting is that the architectural elements of the given space are harmoniously incorporated into the picture. Practicing Fresco painting involves thorough knowledge of other … Continue reading

GILDING

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For centuries artisans have applied gold leaf to frames and furniture. Gilding is the laying of a leaf of either gold, silver, fake gold, copper or aluminum on chosen surface. Tools, Bole, Sizing, Gilding with, Common Metals, Gilding With Silver … Continue reading

VENETIAN PLASTERS

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Venetian plaster is a wall and ceiling finish using thin layers of plaster applied with a spatula or trowel which are then burnished to create a smooth surface with the illusion of depth and texture. Venetian plaster techniques include marmorino, … Continue reading

WOOD GRAINING

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Wood Graining is a faux finishing technique. A way to make something that is not wood look like wood. With this system you can wood grain just about anything you can paint. Burlwood, Wainut Brown, Cinnamon Red, Hazelnut Brown, English … Continue reading

MARBLEISING

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Marbleizing or Faux marbling is the preparation and finishing of a surface to imitate the appearance of polished marble. Faux marbling is a special case of faux painting used to create the distinctive and varied patterns of marble – the … Continue reading

JAPANESE LACQUER

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Japanese lacquer originates at sap from the urushi tree. After a long period of aging and processing it can be applied using many methods and on countless forms and surfaces, as well as room interiors. Types of Japanese lacquer include … Continue reading

STRIPING AND IMPOSING A DESIGN

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Striping adds extra dimension to a piece as well as completing its final appearance. Likewise, a geometric design, or flowers and figures can successfully complement the antiquing glaze. Negative Striping, Positive Striping, Imposing a Design.