In Our Workshops…
You will produce fabulous samples that you will take home to brag about with family and friends
You will use state-of-the-art materials and tools that are all water-based and non-toxic
You will be provided all tools and materials...you just bring your creativity and enthusiasm
Are as warm and welcoming as they are talented and professional
Are all professionals who practice the art of decorative painting in their own contracting business
Are enthusiastic, knowledgable and have a passion for decorative painting, which keeps our students coming back again and again.
Glazy Days - Move over ragging and sponging… sophisticated mottled finishes for walls or any paintable surface. If you’ve ever glazed using house paint, you will wish you discovered our glazes sooner. This translucent medium that actually stays wet, makes doing this finish gorgeous and simple.
Stenciling - Learn the tricks of doing beautiful sophisticated painted pattern on walls, furniture or accessories. Once you master this simple, professional technique any stencil becomes a work of art in your home.
Subtle Glow - use Subtle Glow, a state of the art matte metallic textured material, to create surfaces of radiant luminosity. Simple roll and brush on techniques will be demonstrated and you will also learn to feel at home with a trowel.
All That Glitters is... Gold or Silver Leaf - The application of gold and aluminum leaf and the aging of these materials lend itself to a limitless number of projects. Class includes the gold and aluminum leaf materials.
Distressed for Success - Learn to distress your old or new furniture pieces, moldings, architectural elements, cabinets or accessories. Because our materials stick to almost every surface, this technique can add vintage character or primitive charm to almost anything in your home.
Classic Plaster Finishes - Using only three simple materials, you will learn many variations to make your walls look like age-old plaster. Simple roll and brush on techniques will be demonstrated and you will also learn to feel at home with a trowel.
Geometrical Design - Learn the art of taping, coloring, and the use of sheen and texture to create stripes, plaid, and checks. Once you learn the techniques, explore the available materials, you will be able to apply geometrical design to accents, furniture or even huge walls!
Special Event Classes
Complete class descriptions, photos, dates and pricing coming soon!!
Design, create and distress your own Christmas tree box
Holiday decorating painting extravaganza
Paint your own table lamp or chandelier
Decorate with your own painted wooden bowls
General Information / Registration
Most evening classes are 3 hours in length, with some Saturday classes available that will run longer.
Class size is limited. Pre-registration is required, early registration is recommended.
All tools and materials are provided. All you need to bring is your enthusiasm!
Stencil classes include stencils which you will take home.