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Appetite for Design

A Faux Finish School ® - Cutting Edge Workshop!



Our Upcoming Appetite for Design Workshop
-Just Posted! February 27th - 29th, 2011
Three Day Workshop

Appetite for Design
Gourmet Finishes for Walls and More.........

Hungry for fresh inspiration?
Eager to tempt clients and designers with a tasty menu of marketable marvelous morsels?
Ready to serve palatable finishes to satisfy finicky palettes and everyone from commoner to connoisseur?

Cooking is an Art. Baking is a Science.

Liz and Karen's art backgrounds and creative juices will really get you cooking, while their product knowledge and active field experience will give you the mad-scientist confidence to mix colors and materials to satisfy every palette.

In this 3 day workshop, students will whip up 10 new delicious dishes ranging from tempting traditions with a twist to seductive sophistications with shimmer and spiceall made with the finest ingredients, including old staples like Aquastone, Palette Deco and Lusterstone, in combination with the latest products from the RS line and Stucco Lux.

You'll leave our kitchen with 10 piping hot treats, a step-by-step cookbook of 20 recipes detailing Liz and Karen's unique interpretations of each creation, and tips to use up leftovers and improvise to suit every taste and budget.

Special Bonus: Our assistant, Scout will be on hand to wash brushes, tools and stencils, allowing more time at the easel, less at the sink.

Too many cooks spoil the soup?
No,....Two cooks and a dishwasher spoil the student!
LET'S COOK!

At Decorative Finishes Studio we are in touch with industry trends and have added this class to provide students with the tools and finishes to satisfy those with a taste for something new, fresh, and modern.

"Appetite for Design" explores unique techniques using Faux Effects® newest materials...as well as Faux Effects® staples...
These exclusive finishes created by instructors Karen Kratz-Miller and Liz Hermann are their best sellers!
If you are looking to stretch your creative boundaries, and truly explore your own "appetite for design", then this workshop is for you!
Faux Effects ® products are the creme de la creme of the industry's decorative finishing materials,

The unique techniques in this workshop were developed, and are taught by guest instructors Karen Kratz-Miller and Liz Hermann at The Faux Finish School using
Faux Effects ® products
will put you in far advance of your competition.


For 21 years, The Faux Finish School's ultimate goals have been to provide students with the tools and knowledge necessary for success....
We are quite proud of their achievements....
We are consistently rewarded with feedback of thanks as well as beautiful pictures of our students' creations....
The Faux Finish School and its staff are thrilled to have played a part in their accomplishments.

Several graduates of our programs have even become instructors in their own studios!

Your instructors are not just teachers....they are working finishers....
This is vital to your education because you will not just learn sample boards,
you will learn real world scenarios and finishes that truly sell....,
from instructors whom have vast experience "on the wall"....

Come home to the programs that established the original comprehensive faux finishing curriculums....Workshops at The Faux Finish School.

You must be a practicing decorative artist in the field in order to join us for this faux painting workshop.

Below are just some of the samples completed in this workshop.












Testimonials: ...

"These girls ROCK!   They provide the most comprehensive set of notes that I've ever seen. The finishes they teach have all been previously done by them ON THE WALL and are proven money-makers. Within two weeks of returning from class I sold three jobs from my new sample boards.
George H from New York

I loved Karen and Liz's Appetite for Design class.  The finishes are amazing and they "Wow" everyone that sees them.  The instruction and organization is unmatched.  Karen was able to get me out of my comfort zone and make me realize that I am capable of more.  I have sold several of the finishes since taking this class.  Karen and Liz are extremely talented and I would recommend this class to anyone.
 
  Debbie S. from Ohio

This class not only provides with you with a cutting edge set of boards to fill your portfolio, but they provide you with an additional set of recipes to make another set of samples after the class. It keeps the adrenaline going. Plus these are already wall-tested finishes and you are getting tips throughout the class telling you just how it will work on a large surface. You will enjoy this class...it is full of laughs and finishes that are proven to work.
Bonni N. from OH







Appetite for Design


If you have any questions, feel free to contact the studio: 800.598.FAUX
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