What paint is best to give a wood look
Take a good photo of your garage doors to the paint department of your home improvement store and ask for their advice on stains and application tools. They have the best materials and ideas!
If you want a faux wood grain, then I suggest to learn about the dry-brushing -method. That works perfectly for fake wood grain.
Retique-It is a product that has wood in it . You paint it on and you can stain over it and seal it for outdoor use. Look online or on Facebook. There’s a group just for this. It looks like an amazing product!
Surprisingly, General Finishes gel stain gives a wood look over garage doors. There are some amazing tutorials online, but the basic idea is wiping it on in the same direction like wood grain is what gives it that effect!