IDAL Instructor Biography
Melody Peacock Brooks
Melody Peacock Brooks, owner of Hoity-Toity Peacock in Brenham Texas, has spent the last 43 years pursuing her passions in the decorative arts business. Her knowledge ranges from faux finishing, Italian plasters, fine art to the latest trend of painted furniture and patina finishes. Her love of unique finishes was inspired when she discovered Modern Masters Metal Effects and the beautiful, rich patinas it could create. Several years of trial and error have helped Melody develop a technique that allows her to achieve the bright vibrant colors and effects that she has become known for. She has traveled across the USA and Canada teaching and mentoring students.