This is a detail shot of Marintia Escebedo's exquisite Angel Plaque which she made from scratch, following the step-by-step instructions and videos in the FARRAGOZ Patina PROJECTS Course. Marintia joined us only a little over 3 months ago and she has already completed 5 of the 7 projects and each one is a masterpiece!

Learn to make your own trumeau, icon, milk paint, oil paint, tempera and much more in the FARRAGOZ Online Course!

These pieces were all painted with homemade casein paint from the FARRAGOZ Online Course. Learn how to MAKE, apply and distress your own paint to look authentically old.

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

Professional Trompe-l'œil artists, hard at work, creating a door on the inside of the Palace of Versailles. Their work was amazing!

This FARRAGOZ Moodboard was created using the sample board of Finish F113. Learn to create this finish in the FARRAGOZ Online Patina FINISHES Course.

I made a postcard stand for my postcard collection! See why and how I did it using FARRAGOZ recipes and methods HERE.

The best way to familiarise yourself with painted antiques and how their paintwork has worn over the years, is by visiting museums and taking detail photo's of as many examples as possible.

... it simply smacked of cheap and nasty mass production, but I believed I could have this $3.50 plastic mirror frame looking like an antique, in no time.

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

Aged clock face and objects in our studio. To find out more about this particular clock face, go HERE

This ornate white mirror is a Paris Flea Market find.

Hand made from scratch in the FARRAGOZ Patina PROJECTS Course in which students learn how to MAKE, APPLY and DISTRESS their own paints, to create a rich patina that looks authentically old.

Constantly adding objects with patina to the collection in the FARRAGOZ studio

Beautiful trumeau detail from the Paris flea market of Saint-Ouen de Clignancourt

Get the look with FARRAGOZ Online Courses in the Art of Patina. The painted finish sample board is finish F125 from the FARRAGOZ Patina FINISHES Course and the painting of the angels is the Angel Plaque from the FARRAGOZ Patina PROJECTS Course. 

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.

Trumeau Mirror by FARRAGOZ

Faded greys and blues on handpainted chairs at the Marché aux Puces St-Ouen de Clignancourt (Saint-Ouen Flea Market) in Paris.

FARRAGOZ paint finish in greys and charcoals.

"Roderic Haugh who trades from Core One Antiques in Fulham is one of the original exhibitors at Bath and he will be bringing a selection from his eclectic stock including a showcase piece at the fair - a beautiful early 19th c large scale glazed Baltic display cabinet which has a number of very unusual features including hand painted panels in the chinoiserie style on the inside and outside of each door with fully removable glazed panels secured by the original metal hinges on both the front and sides. The doors can be left open to display the interior of the cabinet and the shelves are all scalloped and have the original paint decoration. The colour is an exquisite powdery blue."