Faux finish is a decorative finish the recreates an illusion on a particular wall and/or surface. Faux finish painting is generally achieved with the use of a glazing material that reacts with a particular pigment or solvent. This glazing creates a semi-transparent finish where the base color can still be visible. When the glazing dries, and semi-transparent surface is created. Visually the ability of both coatings and colors creates a visual effect that can recreate the look of marble, plaster and an aged look to a particular surface. Several application methods can recreate a wide range of finishes that have a unique feel and look.