Welcome to Leonard Pardon's Website


Nature's Best Imitator!

One among many of the accolades that have been heaped upon this incredibly talented artist who for over more than 50 years has been carrying out this ancient decorative art form. Here you will find many examples of his “Faux” decorative art work; Marbleizing, Wood Graining, Murals, Trompe L’oeil paintings, “Gesso” finishes, Portraits and scene paintings. His DVD series is available for “Download”, a new feature for this website. We invite you to browse the pages shown here as if the artist were showing you himself!

About Leonard Pardon



Leonard honed his skills to become one of the Masters in the field of “faux” decorative art.  His work can be found around the world in such diverse places as the Palaces of the Queen of England, the Sultans of Oman and Brunei;  numerous historic homes and castles, private homes, hotels, commercial buildings, clubs, yachts and cruise ships.

Leonard moved from London, England to Miami, Florida 20 years ago with his wife and son where he still resides.  He is available for commissions and projects both in the US and worldwide.

“Have brush will travel” is his mantra.

Do You Have A Project? Call LEONARD PARDON, Master Of The Art

Why Faux?


First Reason – The World is going GREEN
Second Reason – Because it’s FUN!

Many potential clients and Designers ask why would we not use the real wood or marble – why should wealthy clients who could afford the real thing, have it painted? Apart from not cutting down more trees in a depleted world, here are some major reasons; In the hands of an expert you cannot tell the difference.

Click on the two pictures to the right to see for yourself!

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Leonard Pardon has been working in our house for a number of years. He is an extraordinary talented artist, a genius, very creative. He never settles for anything less than perfection and is always willing to take an extra step to satisfy his clients.


I am a freelance Interior Designer, specializing in residential projects. I have collaborated with Leonard Pardon on several occasions and found him to be professional and extremely talented as a painter of Murals and Faux finishes on walls, ceilings and furniture. His work is superb and always adds the “finishing touch” to any space.

Interior Designer

I have employed the services of Leonard Pardon for numerous projects; although the scope of work has varied from project to project, the end results are always extraordinary


I have known Leonard Pardon since the mid 1980s and have used him on all projects where his area of expertise has been necessary to enhance the decorative finish on the home

Interior Designer, Palm Beach

Thank you for turning our Palm Beach home into an Italian villa in Tuscany

Palm Beach