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Faux is a French word meaning "fake". To produce a faux tortoise shell paint effect would be trying to paint an item or project that resembles tortoise shell. It can be done a number of ways with acrylic paint and blending of several earthy colors. Some websites use rubbing alcohol in their recipes. Typing in faux tortoise shell painting effects as a web search will bring up several good guides. Good luck!

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