Arts Courses London | Decorative Paint effects courses London
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Many different types of people take my courses; Existing decorative artists who want to extend their repertoire of finishes, people interested in a career change, professional decorators who would like to also be able to offer decorative paint effects, those who would like to decorate their own home using decorative paint effects & Venetian plaster & also professional plasterers who want to learn Venetian finishes. I can also offer interesting courses for Artists and those looking for Arts courses.
Professional Decorators & those interested in changing their careers:If you already work as a decorator, and you want to be able to offer decorative paint finishes or you are interested in changing your career then I offer a set of courses to help you to do this. You’ll have client ready sample boards to take home.
Gilding 1: Introduction to Gilding:learn about all the different types of metal leaf (And the pros and cons of each one), surface preparation, how to apply the leaf, which gold size to use, and varnishing and antiquing techniques. Learn to apply GOLD & SILVER LEAF
Plaster 1: Venetian plastering: learn about suitable surfaces for Venetian polished plaster application, preparation of the surfaces, priming and the following Venetian plaster finishes: VENETIAN POLISHED PLASTER, TRAVERTINE, MARMORINO, BANDED FINISH, LIME PLASTER WITH RIVERSTONE,POLISHED PLASTER WITH GOLD, SILVER, OR BRONZED METALLIC HIGHLIGHTS
Individuals interested in decorating their home or those with a general interest in the decorative arts/Arts Courses:If you would like to learn how to make a beautiful home using decorative paint finishes or Venetian Polished plaster or if you are looking for an arts course with the possibility of starting a new career then you can take my introduction to paint effects course, and then choose a course in the finish you are interested in applying: Marbling, Woodgraining, Gilding or Stoneblocking or Silk effect from the advanced course.
Professional Plasterers: If you are a professional plasterer & want to extend the range of finishes that you can offer to include Venetian plastering finishes, then my two day course is ideal. You’ll learn five finishes & have client ready sample boards to take home.