Metropolis 2-Day, Advanced Class “Inspired & Profitable Finishes!” Mave Alft & Ed Mattingly June 15 - 16 * 9:00am – 5:00pm $395.00
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Join us at the Chicago Institute of Fine Finishes for an intensive 2-day class, featuring the hottest new decorative finishes inspired by the fashion runways of Milan, NYC & LA, Design Week NYC & The Best of NEOCON, the international design fair in held in Chicago just days before our class.
Our class will focus on creating 12 portfolio ready, easy to install and sell, profitable finishes.... From Concrete & Weathered Wood, Matte Metallics & Porcelain Plasters to the extremely popular Farmhouse finishes, You will WOW your clients and designers with these fresh and durable alternatives to high-end wallcovering and win more projects! We are also including the TOP SELLERS for 2016 & a detailed class instruction book with bonus recipes and exciting and new Bonus Samples taught by Sue Scott PLUS.. Designer Networking Event and Portfolio Review the evening of June 15! Bring your portfolio and business cards!
Register Now to reserve your space, prepaid, booking fast!!!
call: 630 653-2400 Chicago Institute of Fine Finishes 504 E. St. Charles Road Carol Stream, IL
July 6-8, 2017
18th Century French Ornament
Three-Day Intensive Workshop
Instructor: Pascal Amblard
In this exciting new three-day class, renowned French decorative artist Pascal Amblard will teach the methods of painting the graceful Rococo ornament of 18th century France. Ornament is once again on-trend in decorative painting, and Pascal Amblard is one of the living masters of this style.
Participating artists will paint an ornamental "Turquerie" panel 35"x 40" featuring hand painted vases and figures and stylized ornament suitable for framing, or for use as wall decor, panel ornament, or cabinet inset. Classwork will include choosing colors and materials, effective brushwork, techniques for creating fine gilt "rehaussé" highlights.
Lynne Rutter Studio, San Francisco, California
sign up and more info: http://www.lynnerutter.com/classes.php?class=35
Monday, July 10 - Monday July 17, 2017
Mural Master Class with Pascal Amblard
7 Day Intensive Master Class
location: Lynne Rutter Studio, San Francisco, CA
Easily the most important class you can take as a professional mural artist!
This seven-day intensive course is a rare opportunity for those wanting to design and paint on a grand scale. Learn to create from start to finish, large-scale murals with landscape, architecture, and figures. Work side by side with French master painter Pascal Amblard as he shows you his process for designing and painting in an elegant and efficient manner. As a participating artist you will paint a full wall-size mural of your own design, and may customize your work, according to your aspirations and level of experience. Class is held in a large, fully-equipped professional mural studio, and is limited to a small group of 8 artists. Lectures, demonstrations of painting technique, and individualized instruction will help you achieve your painting goals.
more info/sign up: http://www.lynnerutter.com/classes.php?class=27
Florentine Gilding Techniques
3 Day gilding and painting workshop with Special Guest Instructor: Alison Woolley of Florence, Italy
This three-day workshop focuses on decorating wooden panels and mouldings using time-honored Italian gilding techniques. Learn to gild wooden furniture and frames, as well as architectural elements for interiors; create lovely rich works of art and accessories using gold and silver leaf, paint, and Florentine methods such as water gilding, punch-work, incising, and sgraffito as well as mordant (oil) gilding, painting and finishing techniques.
Open to all levels: participants may choose their projects according to their level of experience.
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Renaissance Finishes + Contemporary Design
3 Day Workshop | Instructor: Alison Woolley
We are thrilled to welcome Alison Woolley of Florence, Italy to teach this new workshop using early Renaissance techniques of gesso grounds, rich pigment colours, gilded surfaces, polish and patina, to create finishes that are both timeless and contemporary.
Learn to use traditional Florentine materials such as gilders gesso, earth pigments and oxides, natural paint mediums, waxes and polishes to create the beautiful rich patterns and finishes seen in early Renaissance art. The beauty of these materials has never been surpassed for creating outstanding furniture finishes, frames, cabinetry, and decorative panels that will attract attention in the most refined contemporary interiors.
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Save the Date! October 17 - 22, 2017 High Point Market and IDAL ConferenceGrandover Resort & Spa in Greensboro, NC
This is it! Our most important event of the year and we have the opportunity to reach approx. 75,000 Designers and Industry Partners. Also, we'll have exposure to leaders in the Furniture Industry.
Join us for Workshops & Business Classes
taught by experts in our field.
You won't want to miss this! More information Coming Soon.Any creative business that wants to be successful needs to keep their eyes open for new trends. What better way for IDAL members to get a leg up in our Industry than be in the Heart of the Decorative World?!
Walls, Fabrics, Art, Furniture, Furnishings....Be in the know when we visit High Point Market in October. Know what your designers & builders want.
With new & exciting ideas in mind, we'll then have workshops to create our fresh concepts. We're also raising the bar with exciting business sessions.
Registration coming soon! #IamIDAL
Contact Us!504 E. St. Charles RdCarol Stream, IL 60188 (630) email@example.com
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