AN EAST EUROPEAN PAINTED PINE CHEST 
19TH CENTURY, PROBABLY ROMANIAN 
Painted to the top and front with flowers, the interior with a candlebox, the underside of the lid with partly illegible pencil inscription

This FARRAGOZ Moodboard was created using the sample board of Finish F302. Learn to create this finish in the FARRAGOZ Online Patina FINISHES Course.

A farrago of styles to be found at Paris flea markets! These beautiful pieces at the Marché aux Puces St-Ouen de Clignancourt (Saint-Ouen Flea Market). For more images go HERE.

FARRAGOZ Patina PROJECTS Course - Module Display Case.  In this module, you will learn how to up-cycle an old picture frame by applying some basic woodwork skills from our video. These skills will also prove to be valuable in the next exercise. You will also learn how to apply casein paint in order for it to look like tarnished dark grey metal.  The result, a small tarnished metal looking display or specimen case.  

We are so excited to announce that we have added a new project at the start of the FARRAGOZ Patina PROJECTS Course called the Colour Wheel.

Found this stenciled image of a bee on a French green painted wooden gatepost at the entrance of the apiary in the Jardin du Luxembourg in Paris. 

This little Jeanne d'Arc statue stands in the church in Chilhac, France.

The art of ornamental shellwork, initially a European tradition, has been around since the early 18th century. I have developed a passion for this art and a while ago I decided it would be rather fun to combine it with my passion for producing trumeau mirrors. See the process and results HERE.

A farrago of old signs, iron work, lights and architectural decorations, adorn the Passage des Panoramas in Paris

No expensive branded paints used in this course to get a chalky paint finish! Learn how to MAKE, APPLY and DISTRESS your own casein paint, oil paint, tempera, gesso, decorative mouldings and many more in the FARRAGOZ Online Course!

Spotted this beautifully aged blue barn door at Jax in the Auvergne, France.

Beautiful patina all round in the courtyard of the Musee Carnavalet in Paris.

Learn HOW TO MAKE THIS AND THE PAINT to paint it with as well as 4 other beautiful pieces in the FARRAGOZ Online Course.

Q: "I have an unpainted kitchen island that I would like to paint like this. I have tried to get this look on other furniture with normal paint, but up to now I have not been successful. Would I be able to achieve this paint finish on my kitchen island if I enrolled for the FARRAGOZ Online Course?"

This detail image shows how the paint has worn on the armrest of this French chair, a beautiful museum piece ~ Musée Carnavalet, Paris.

Can you make a new table look like a painted antique? Yes and it's not nearly as difficult as it looks. Here is a good example.

Learn how to make your own mirrors and paints from scratch, using original old recipes and natural products, to get the perfect flaky or chippy look! No expensive branded products used here!

Exquisite detail at Versailles!

Painted wall panel with gold detail, spotted in the little church in Chilhac, Allier, France.

Beautiful painted detail on these ancient beams of an antique shop in the 7th arrondissement of Paris!

This polychrome wooden sculpture, depicting Saint Germain l'Auxerrois and dated xv th century, can be found in the Church of Saint-Germain l'Auxerrois  in Paris.

Pink door in Le Puy-en-Velay, Auvergne, France.