Not Just a Quick Paint Job : How to mix house paint with fine art Figure 1. This fauxmarble inlaid floor features three overlaid stars on a forest green and black marble background. This design contains over 195 individual sections of marbleizing. It was first sketched on the floor in chalk. After client approval, Perry's master painters labored for over 100 hours to produce this one-of-a-kind floor design. The walls of the entry hall are covered in copperleaf. Standard glazes would have robbed the sheen from the copperleaf, so the company's chemists developed a glaze formula that lets a soft sheen come through. Figure 2. The oriental feel of this piece was created with a "Japaning" technique (using a dark-colored, short-oil varnish to proved a hard, glossy surface). The doors are a combination of stencils that were designed, cut, and executed