This is an ocean front mansion that Marcelino Custom Finishes had the pleasure of working on earlier this year. The owner has a fascination for the beautiful things Italy has to offer, including its older architecture.The goal was to take this unique beach property and make it look like a richly ornate building. We produced […]
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Inset painted burl wood – Apparently the cabinets had real burl-wood veneer specked-out, but it was finished without it. Time was of the essence. The general contractor asked if we could paint the burl-wood over the existing mahogany instead. What you see is the result of that inquiry.
Condo master bedroom – Clean, dragged metallic custom finish – One of a Kind! We had to craft a custom tool to be able to deliver this truly super-clean finish, because the traditional “dragging” technique just wouldn’t do for the clients. This one-of-a-kind finish involved the combination of metallic paints and the mixing of custom […]
Custom triptych painting with perspective drawing of Italian country side. The painting was commissioned by clients who loved the Italian country site. This was created with Acrylics on wooden boards. The triptych measures 7′ by 5′.
The most important thing for this client was that the master bedroom mantel was faux-finished in a way that no one else would know that it was once a plain white mantel. The decision was made to paint it with a travertine finish, in order to coordinate it with the existing tile work in the […]
As the owners are avid art collectors, this residence was tastefully decorated with artwork, sculptures and quality lighting. Keeping the surroundings in mind, we suggested to make the built-in look like a “hutch” or a piece of furniture with some character to it. The result was a combination of freehand artwork, two overall colors, gold […]
The customer wanted to create a visual impact for that first impression upon opening her front door. Marcelino Custom Finishes developed this unique ‘Trompe L’Oeil” (shading) art work and applied a soft faux finish to the wall to complete the look. The visual impact and statement were made using paints only.
Modernize a powder room with a contemporary finish.
The goal of this project was to develop a Versace-inspired pattern for a custom home by the Pacific. We created this withshading, drawing, perspective painting executed standing on a platform 30′ from the ground. This house has three levels: Lower or basement, main level, and top level. There is plenty of natural light through the […]