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2017 Faux Painting Workshop Schedule

Learn the art of professional faux painting techniques and decorative finishing by
attending
The Faux Finish School


Faux Painting Classes
• Beginner Workshops -Faux Painting

• Advanced Workshops - Faux Painting

• Visit a Faux Finishing Class in Progress

• Students of The Faux Finish School Testimonials

• Featured Faux Finish School Students and their works

Learn More about our Faux Painting Classes

Faux Painting Class

Visit a Faux Painting Class in Progress
The Faux Finish School classroom is well lit with natural light as well as full spectrum overhead lighting. Each student has their own work area, easel, and faux finishing supplies to help assist in achieving the finest results. Working decorative painting wall finishes upright, gives the student more of the feel of "working a wall when applying faux painting techniques".
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Student Testimonials
See what  former students have to say about The Faux Finish School, faux finishing curriculum, and director, Martin Alan Hirsch.
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Featured Students of the Faux Finish School and their works

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Faux Painting finishing gold


Featured Faux Finish School graduates speak candidly about their Faux Finish School experiences, their businesses, and their faux painting techniques.
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  "Timeless Creations..Interpretation by Inspiration" Workshop

"The Ultimate FIVE Day Faux Painting Workshop ".......
"A Faux Finish School EXCLUSIVE 5 Day Workshop!"

Now is the time to make a positive commitment and investment in building a lucrative faux finishing career. This workshop is designed for those looking for fresh inspiration and experience...Whether a seasoned professional or just beginning your faux finishing career...this workshop is for you! We have developed over 30 finishes to comprise the three different categories covered in this 5 day workshop. Old World finishes, Black and White finishes and Hollywood Glamour finishes.. Within each of these categories, students will create finishes which range from simple, one to two layer techniques to complex, multi-layered textures.

With widespread appeal to clients and designers of varied tastes and budgets.
Many samples are simply stunning and complete in 1, 2 or 3 steps:
Easy to sell, easy to execute, easy to live with.


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  "The Art of European Marbling and Woodgraining Workshop"
"A Faux Finish School EXCLUSIVE 3 Day Workshop!"

Each student will learn the English style of woodgraining and marbling.
Learn all of the elements as well as the step by step process of this exquisite artform.
Each student will complete samples to share with their clients and designers.
Students will learn the history of woodgraining and marbling
Color theory will be taught for woodgrains and marbles
Learn the proper use of specialized tools from England
Learn theory of color layering as it pertains to wood and marble
as well as how to break down wood and marbles for replication processes
Learn reducing and eliminating MOA’S (method of applications)
Learn about Isolation coats... what they are and when to use them
Learn the proper glazing mediums and how they work in this artform
Learn the correct woodgraining and marbling terms
Each student will finish 5 samples of wood and 5 samples of marble.

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 Old World Finishing Paint Workshop
"Finishes for Furniture, Cabinets and Trim ".......
"A Faux Finish School EXCLUSIVE 3 Day Workshop!"

Cabinet, trim and furniture refinishing is one of the most requested finishes in today’s market and a very lucrative addition to your portfolio.
Create incredible hand-painted, custom finished furniture, trim and cabinetry finishes that will delight your customers.
Take your clients old and boring cabinets and transform them into masterpieces enhancing their home and the value of their property.
Old World Finishing Paint used in this workshop will provide you with the skills and knowledge to refinish any wood surface, whether old or new, cabinetry or furniture. The decorative painting techniques utilizing Old World Finishing Paint will enhance your portfolio and make you $1000’s refinishing cabinetry and furniture.

With widespread appeal to clients and designers of varied tastes and budgets.
Many samples are simply stunning and complete in 1, 2 or 3 steps:
Easy to sell, easy to execute, easy to live with.


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The Faux Finish School is excited to host
guest artist
Morey Curtis Dunbar

teaching the art of Verre Eglomise
.

"Verre Eglomise...The Art of Reflection ".......
A Faux Finish School EXCLUSIVE 3 Day Workshop!"

With gold leaf, in combination with unique materials, the possibilities are endless.
Learn firsthand her techniques and finishes in this one-of-a-kind workshop!

Verre Eglomise, from the French term meaning "glass gilded"is a process in which the back side of glass is gilded with gold or metal leaf.

Learn this centuries old technique with contemporary twists. Few artists know how to do Verre Eglomise, and fewer know how to translate ancient techniques to use in today's modern living.

Learn an art that dates back to pre-Roman times and make it your own. Verre Eglomise will set you apart from other artists. Create perfect mirrored surfaces that become stunning works of art. Decorative pieces, window, door panels, table tops, wall insets, the uses are unlimited! With widespread appeal to clients and designers of varied tastes and budgets.
These samples are simply stunning and exquisite

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decorative painting and faux finishing!

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