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classically trained artists

Faux Finish Workshop




 Ø      Water Based Glazing Techniques: 


·          Dabbing over multicolor glaze

·          Rolling

·         Dragging (strie)

·         Issues of working with large surfaces

 Ø      Wood Graining/Gilding:        

·         Several faux boise techniques w/inlaid wood application

·         Water based gilding technique including surface preparation

 Ø      Venetian Plaster/Marbling:

·         Multicolor plastering techniques

·         Several types of stone including travertine

·         Oil based marble technique


 Ø      Trompe L’Oeil:                                              

·         From simple raised pattern to more complex

          marble relief samples


   Workshop Schedule:


 Date  Time  Techniques Examples
Sunday  10am-1pm Water Based Glazing

Sunday  10am-1pm Wood Graining, Gilding

Sunday  10am-1pm Venetian Plaster, Marbleizing 

Sunday  10am-1pm Trompe L'Oeil

 Cost: $545  plus $45 for materials.
$100 deposit is required to get registered.
Groups are limited to 6 people.

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Phone: 301 263 0000
Address: 1054 31st Street NW Washington DC 20007

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