Painted Stone Effect Fireplace with Trompe L’oeil

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Painted Stone Effect Fireplace with Trompe L’oeil

Painted Stone Effect Fireplace with Trompe L’oeil – Oare Manor, Devon   This painted stone effect fireplace project was really quite unusual and involved another trip down to Devon and a stay at the beautiful ‘Oare Manor’. The owners contacted me to see if I could come up with a solution to a problem they had with their library fireplace. They had got a new fire put into the surround and the fitters hadn’t installed it in the middle. It was about 2 inches to the left of where it should have been and looked very unbalanced. As you can imagine, to remove and...

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Painted Stone Effect on Conservatory

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Painted Stone Effect on Conservatory

Painted Stone Effect Conservatory, West Yorkshire This painted faux stone effect was created on the exterior of a beautiful conservatory in a home in West Yorkshire. Undertaking outside faux finish work in England can be a bit of a challenge as the weather is nothing if not ‘changeable’ even in ‘summer’. For a project of this scale I was going to not only need scaffolding but also a tarpaulin that would protect any painted areas if it rained. The tarpaulin was going to be vital as the glazes can stay wet for anything up to 16hrs and I have to say the clients went...

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Painted Stone Effect Pillars

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Painted Stone Effect Pillars

Painted Stone Effect Pillars – Doncaster, South Yorkshire These stone effect pillars and balustrades were hand painted as part of a long Mediterranean themed mural I undertook in a private swimming pool room. The full mural went round the entire room with each side being about 30′ long. The stone paint effect itself was painted in soft sepia tones and wasn’t highly detailed so as to make it unobtrusive and very calming to the eye.   Please use the following links to view the full Faux Finish Gallery.   Lee works throughout Yorkshire and the UK and is within easy...

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