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The Faux Finish School
is proud to welcome:
Jennifer Ferguson


"The Art of Designer Cabinetry and Furniture Finishing"

"A Faux Finish School EXCLUSIVE 5 Day Workshop!"

March 26th - March 30th 2012 Completed!

June 18th - 22nd 2012 Completed!

October 8th - 12th Just Posted!


Cabinet 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 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. Kitchen cabinets, bathroom cabinets, laundry rooms, hallway cabinets and not to mention all the furniture that you can update and give new life to!

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 instructed will enhance your portfolio and make you $1000’s refinishing cabinetry and furniture.
This workshop is designed for those looking for fresh inspiration and experience using both new and classic products from the extensive Faux Effects® Gold Label and Silver Label product lines.
You will create 10 door front samples and 10 trim samples to take home and show your clients,,,

In this workshop you will learn:
Job preparation for unfinished & existing finishes, Working on melamine surfaces, Minor repairs, tools, supplies, "how-to’s" for job setup and pricing your finishes.

10 Door fronts and 10 trim moldings totaling 20 samples and finishes will be completed:

Finishes include:

Black Tuscan        Robin’s Egg         Distressed Crocodile         Sage Crackle         Copper Nights         Faux Wood         
Chipped Paint         Crackle Pull-off         Multi-layered Peeled Paint         Contemporary Metallic          Distressed Metallic         Heritage          Silver & Gold         Modern Rosette          Stain & Glazed         and more!

Jenn has been published in numerous publications with her educational or how-to articles. Her goal is to inspire creativity and share her passion for decorative painting! As an award-winning finisher, artist,and instructor, Jenn realizes her talents every day and is excited to be teaching at The Faux Finish School.

Martin Alan Hirsch continues his quest to contract with the best instructors to guest teach at The Faux Finish School. He is excited to have Jennifer Ferguson join the list of such talents. Jennifer Ferguson and Martin Alan Hirsch have collaborated on several projects and have been business associates for over a decade. He is thrilled to have Jenn choose The Faux Finish School for this "exclusive" workshop! Cabinet refinishing is one of the most requested finishes in today’s market and a very lucrative addition to your portfolio. The only prerequisite is that you are a current, practicing painter and/or finisher in the field. Lunches will be catered during the five day workshop. Do not miss the opportunity to study with one of the nation's finest instructors...Jennifer Ferguson.

10 Door fronts and 10 trim moldings totaling 20 samples and finishes will be completed.
Below is a sampling of the finishes in this workshop:





Jennifer R Ferguson is a self-taught artist and entrepreneur. She has been designing, teaching and educating in the decorative arts industry for the past 22 years.
As the owner and creative mind behind Artistic Painting Studio since 1994,
Jenn has shared her knowledge, passion and experience of paint/plaster/design through television appearances, books, videos, websites and workshops throughout the states as well as at her studio in Fresno, CA.

The co-author of Painted Chairs, Painted Whimsies, TrashFormations and Paint Fabric Fun Jenn has had the opportunity to share many of her creative ideas.
She has also appeared on numerous television shows, including Carol Duvall Show and Kitty Bartholomew’s Your Home. She has been a contributor to many different trade magazines writing creative painting articles throughout the years.

From The Stencilled Garden/Artistic Painting Studio, Jenn developed a line of stencils back in 1994 and has been designing since that time creating wonderful stencils to enhance student portfolio's as well as customers' homes and businesss.
In 2007 Jenn released the Black & White Collection of stencils these stencils were created for the use of plasters. This year, Jenn collaborated with Decorative Artist Morey Dunbar to create yet another stencil collection...The J & M Collection.

Several years ago Jenn launched a blog site www.studiojrenee.com where she highlights projects she has completed, share painting ideas and anything inspired by her love of paint/plaster and design.

Hi! I'm Jennifer Ferguson and I would like to introduce you to my family - my daughter Ashley (also known as Girly) and my son Tyler (also know as Scooter).
What a blessing my children are and I thank them for their understanding and support as I have followed my dreams.

The stencil line, The Stencilled Garden is distributed by my Studio, Artistic Painting Studio, which is located in Fresno, CA. I have a retail shop and art studio where I have been teaching the Arts of Decorative painting since 1994. Over the past years I have had the pleasure of taping several segments with the Carol Duvall Show and have also taped with Kitty Bartholomew: You're Home.

I have written four books: Painted Chairs, Painted Whimsies, Trashformations, and Painted Fabric Fun.
It is truly a dream come true, having the opportunity to publish your ideas and creativity.
My stencil line, The Stencilled Garden, is full of many different options.
I personally would like to thank each and every one of you for continued support and encourage you to follow your own dreams.
Creatively Yours,
Jennifer R Ferguson

Jenn Family

Jennifer Ferguson

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