Essential Courses for Decorators
a Firenze


 


 

Faux Marble and Woodgraining

Date: course calendar
Times: Day 1: 9:00-13.00, and 14:00-17:00
          
Hours: 7 ore
Location: Via della Scala 11, Florence
Cost: €220 (includes materials)
Language: English and Italian

Please note: This is a one day course. For more in-depth study of this subject you may be interested in our long term study programs.

Course Description:
Participants learn about the various tools and materials used to create various types of ‘faux’ wood and marble. The course consists of explanations, demonstrations and some hands-on practice making example panels of wood and marble. The course focuses on techniques for constructing very believable examples in general, rather than producing exact imitations of specific woods and marbles. This approach
allows the student to go on to work creatively and independently, employing the techniques learned.

Course Outline:
Preparation of grounds and mixing of suitable base colors
demonstrations of marbling and wood graining
Creation of faux wood and marble example panels using references provided
Discussion and examples of varnishing and finishing various surfaces, including floors.

Projects completed:
examples of various projects completed with these techniques


Course Projects:
(Samples will be created on wooden or MDF panels, cm.32x40 circa).
1 or more samples of woodgraining
1 or more samples of marble
 

For detailed course information and list of materials required please contact the studio:
For detailed course information and list of materials required please contact the studio:
mobile: 339 429 2531

Our studio in Florence:
Florenceart.net
Via della Scala 11 (near Piazza Santa Maria Novella)
50123 Firenze
Italia

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