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Sarasota School of Faux & Architectural Finishing

Sarasota School of Faux & Archtectural Finishing, Licensed Faux Effects Training & Distribution Studio
Donna Phelps, Sarasota School of Faux & Architectural Finishing
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 2016 Workshop Schedule 

WATCH FOR MORE NEW CLASSES COMING IN 2017!

FIVE DAY "MAKING FAUX FABULOUS" CLASSES CO-TAUGHT BY GARY LORD AND MYSELF HAVE SOLD OUT MULTIPLE TIMES IN SARASOTA AND CINCINNATI THIS YEAR! THIS NEW SCHEDULING AT FE DALLAS IS THE FINAL SCHEDULING OF THIS CLASS SO DON'T MISS OUT! CALL TODAY TO REGISTER!
941-921-6181

Includes 30 Brand New Hot Off The Press Finishes
For Walls and Cabinetry! 

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NEW DATE & SITE! SEPTEMBER 25-29, 2017....$1195 FE DALLAS!
February 6-10, 2017....$1195 SARASOTA, FL  SOLD OUT!!!
April 3-7, 2017.....$1195 SARASOTA, FL  SOLD OUT!!!

30 Finishes! Walls and Cabinetry! Less than $40 per sample!


Gary Lord and Donna Phelps, once again, combine their skills and knowledge to bring you a unique five day workshop in Sarasota, Fl. This design, product, and accessory material focused curriculum offers experienced finishers the opportunity to learn exciting new portfolion builders. Newbies will receive licensure in Faux Effects Gold and Silver Label product use. This workshop will take the student through finishing methods of application for core group Gold and Silver Label Products as well as SetCoat Metallics in Matte and Satin Sheens, Luna, Designer Metallics, RsStone, RsCrete, RsSandStone Flake, RsTravertino, NuVilla, NuVilla Metallics, Old World Finishing Paint and More!

OTHER LOCATIONS: 

PRISMATIC PAINTING STUDIO, CINCINNATI OHIO: MAY 8-12 $1195.00 SOLD OUT!

Sarasota School of Faux & Architectural Finishing:
February 22-24, 2017....$795 3 Day Class Wednesday thru Friday!

This is an entry level workshop that will be held at the Sarasota Studio for those new to the industry wanting to grow their portfolio using Faux Effects Products. Taking this workshop trains and licenses you to purchase and use Gold & Silver Label Faux Effects Products including AquaCreme, FauxCreme, FauxCreme Colors, FauxColors, Venetian Gem Plasters, StucoLux Plasters, LusterStone, AquaStone, Palette Deco, FE's newest product NuVilla and many more.

Sarasota School of Faux & Architectural Finishing, Sarasota FL:
2 Day Class Thursday thru Friday!
WATCH FOR NEW SCHEDULED DATE!


Deb Drager returns to Sarasota in June to share and showcase her highly marketable and most popular canvas and interchangeable surface compostions and finishes! Watch for curriculum details and finish pics coming soon!

7 July 13-14, 2016.....$650 Wednesday-Thursday
Call today 888-454-3289!


Sheri Zeman is making her annual return to the Sarasota School of Faux & Architectural Finishing for a very special two day workshop scheduled for July 13-14! We will be completing an amazing array of gorgeous new samples in this exciting class! All her latest MONEY-MAKING best sellers from her week-long Dallas workshop! The class includes many wallpaper mimic finishes which are currently trending in a big way featuring concrete looks, modern plasters, patterns, mica and metallics. PLUS Sheri is adding a couple of hot, hot, hot newly designed finishes never taught before and featured for the very first time in our Sarasota workshop!! We will be knee deep in new roller designs that provide amazing results with little effort, her beautiful and sparkly new Shatter, plus lots of shimmer and shine, of course, from our own Mica, Glitz and Glimmer!!

 

Below are some of our exciting completed workshops! If you see something you would like us to repeat, give us a call at 888-454-3289 and we will try to get it back on our schedule again for you!

Sarasota School of Faux & Architectural Finishing, Sarasota FL:
May 5-6, 2016....$695! 2 Day Class Thursday thru Friday!

Rebecca Slaton is finally returning to Sarasota School to teach her most popular cabinetry and furniture finishes! And boy is this one going to be a doozy! Join us for this fast paced two day workshop where, as very lucky students, you will create 16 unique and different finishes perfect for cabinetry, furniture, trim and accessories, all created with fabulous water-based Faux Effects Gold and Silver Label products!

 

Sarasota School of Faux & Architectural Finishing, Sarasota FL:
April 14-15, 2016....$625 2 Day Class Thursday thru Friday!

Mica and Glitz finishes are hot, hot, hot right now and this is your opportunity to jump on the bandwagon and get with the program! If you have been experiencing the need for bling in your portfolio, then join us for this class where, as students, you will explore a variety of techniques and Faux Effects product combinations that work beautifully with all different types of mica flake, mica chunk, glitter and more!

Prismatic Painting Studios, Cincinnati, Ohio
February 25-26, 2016.....$495 Save $100 Now!
8 compositions created on 2 Surfaces- 4 Glass and 4 Canvas!
First time taught in Cincinnati! Finishes vary by location.


FE Dallas, Addison Texas
December 11-12, 2015....$595 / Thursday thru Friday

Join Donna Phelps and Gary Lord for this unique new workshop to be held at Fe Dallas on December 10-11 immediately following their Innovations Workshop! Are you looking for a way to supplement your wall finish income with work you can do at home or in your studio? Are you interested in exploring creative artistry on alternate surfaces? Then join this co-teaching team for this "first time offered" workshop featuring the use of popular and unique FE products for glass and canvas painting!

Prismatic Painting Studios, Cincinnati, OH
February 22-24, 2016....$695 / Monday thru Wednesday

Join Gary Lord and Donna Phelps for this special event, three day combo licensure workshop providing students with extended training time with easy to use NuVilla Plasters, Old World Finishing Paint in both tintable and new pretinted, SetCoat Metallics, Luna and more from Faux Effects International! Students will leave this workshop with 18 fabulous new wall and furniture/cabinetry finishes!!!

Sarasota School of Faux & Architectural Finishing, Sarasota FL:
August 12-14, 2015....$795 / Wednesday thru Friday
OWFP ALUMNI Call the Studio for special information!


Join Gary Lord and Donna Phelps for this special event, three day combo licensure workshop providing students with extended training time with easy to use NuVilla Plasters, Old World Finishing Paint in both tintable and new pretinted, SetCoat Metallics, Luna and more from Faux Effects International! Students will leave this workshop with 18 fabulous new wall and furniture/cabinetry finishes!!!

Sarasota School of Faux & Architectural Finishing, Sarasota FL:
May 13-15....$875 thru March 20, $975 thereafter. 3 Day Class Wednesday thru Friday!

The Sarasota School of Faux & Architectural Finishing is excited to announce this special event workshop! If you have always wanted to add Verre Eglomise/Glass Gilding to our decorative finishing repertoire, now is our chance! Join us on the beaufiful and sunny west coast of Florida for this extraordinary opportunity! Learn the exquisite art of Verre Eglosmis (glass gilding) in this 3-day course taught by Annie Lemarie! Starting with a plain sheet of glass, you will learn to layer and draw into 23K gold leaf and pure silver leaf. Then, utilizing paints, mica, glitz, foils, and more, you will build upon the images to creat a mirror finish work of art and more! 

Prismatic Painting Studio, Cincinnati OH:
June 4....$325 1 Day Class/Thursday

Mica and Glitz finishes are hot, hot, hot right now and this is your opportunity to jump on the bandwagon and get with the program! If you have been experiencing the need for bling in your portfolio, then join us for this class where, as students, you will explore a variety of techniques and Faux Effects product combinations that work beautifully with all different types of mica flake, mica chunk, glitter and more! Special event one day class offered exclusively at Prismatic Painting Studio, Cincinnati!

Sarasota School of Faux & Architectural Finishing, Sarasota, FL:
November 17-18, 2014....$625 
Monday thru Tuesday! SOLD OUT!

Gary Lord and Donna Phelps, once again, combine their skills and knowledge to bring you a unique two day workshop in Sarasota, Fl. This design, product, and accessory material focused curriculum offers experienced finishers the opportunity to learn exciting new portfolion builders. Newbies will receive licensure in Faux Effects Gold and Silver Label product use. This workshop will take the student through finishing methods of application for core group Gold and Silver Label Products as well as new SetCoat Metallics in Matte and Satin Sheens, Luna, RsSandStone Flake, FE's newest product NuVilla, hot off the press NuVilla Metallics, and More!

Creating Dimension! Architectural Trompe L'Oeil Technique for Carrara Marble with Jennifer Pace
May 23.....$160
Thursday 9:00am - 5:00pm

Combine this workshop with Jennifer's fabulous Carrara Marble Technique Workshop to learn how to create dimension in stone! This companion workshop is only available to those taking the Carrara Marble Technique Workshop on Thursday, May 22.

Jennifer Pace will be teaching her amazing new and simple Carrara Marble technique in Workshop 1 in this 2 Workshop Series. Learn to create believable three dimensional stone with Jennifer's simple shading and highlighting techniques! Special pricing and only for students taking Workshop 1!

Specialty Carrara Marble Technique Workshop with Jennifer Pace!
May 22.....$265
Thursday 9:00am - 5:00pm

Combine this workshop with Jennifer's fabulous Architectural Trompe L'Oeil Technique Workshop to learn to add dimension to your Carrara Marble Masterpiece! Add-on workshop only $160!

Jennifer Pace will be teaching her amazing new and simple Carrara Marble technique in this full of value one day workshop! Carrara Marble is one of the most difficult to believably reproduce because of it's deceptively simple appearance! If you have always wanted to learn the secrets to recreating this beautiful polished stone, this is a workshop designed with you in mind! Call today to register and ask about Jennifer's special companion workshop on Friday, May 23!

FE Dallas!
April 30-May 2, 2014.....$895

Wednesday through Friday 8:30-5:30

Paired Registration Discount Applies! Register two or more at the same time and each registrant receives $100 off the posted class fee!

Gary Lord and Donna Phelps co-teach this special event, three day licensure workshop providing students with extended training and play time in the use of new, easy to use Old World Finishing Paint from Faux Effects! This class will be held at FE Dallas Studio! If your business has been moving more and more in the direction of cabinetry and furniture painting and refinishing don't miss this opportunity to build your portfolio with 20+ new finishes using this affordable new professional option in wood finishing products from FEI!

FE Dallas!
April 28-29.....$550
Monday through Tuesday 9:00am - 5:00pm

Combine this workshop with our Old World Finishing Paint Workshop and receive a $50 discount off each class registration fee!

Gary Lord and I will be co-teaching this is an entry level workshop that will be held at the FE Dallas Studio for those new to the industry wanting to grow their portfolio using Faux Effects Products. Taking this workshop licenses you to purchase and use Gold & Silver Label Faux Effects Products including AquaCreme, FauxCreme, FauxCreme Colors, FauxColors, Venetian Gem Plasters, StucoLux Plasters, LusterStone, AquaStone, Palette Deco, FE's newest product NuVilla and many more.

March 26-28, 2014....$695
Wednesday through Friday!

Jeannine is returning to Sarasota to teach a brand new Fresco Canvas design in this fabulous workshop!


Beautiful take on Livia's Garden Fresco on Canvas! December 4th is an optional evening session for the application of your background layer on your canvas while you enjoy a bit of Italian Wine and Cheese and meeting your instructor and fellow students! Join us for all three days sessions and take home a beautiful 30" X 40" completed canvas! Your final day in class may be a shorter one if you are a speedy artist but we want to be sure to allow all students time to complete their canvas!

NEW PRODUCT TRAINING WORKSHOP!
Next Workshop Dates to be Announced Soon!
January 30-31, 2014.....$550
Take this class in combination with New World Finishing and receive 10% off this class fee!

2 Day Workshop Thursday-Friday!

Gary Lord and Donna Phelps co-teach this brand new, new product training workshop providing students with sample making time and training in the use of new, easy to use Nuvilla Matte Finish Plaster! Son't miss this opportunity to build your portfolio with 12 new finishes using this affordable new option in versatile finishing products from FEI!

October 8-9, 2013......$495
2 Day Class: Day 1: 9:00am-5:00pm Day 2: 9:00am-1:00pm
Prerequisite: Designer Walls 1, 2, or 3

This is a brand new Level 2 Alchemist training workshop that introduces 8 magical new finishes! We are striking sparks with Luna, sharkskin, and SuperHide Metallics in elemental new combinations with a few of your favorite Faux Effects Silver and Gold Label products, accessory materials, and magical embellishments in this specially formatted 1 1/2 day workshop! Super easy, super fast, and gorgeously hitting the trends! Taking this workshop licenses you to purchase and use the Alchemist line of products from Faux Effects International including Luna, Sharkskin, and SuperHide Metallics!

June 6-7, 2013....$695
Thursday-Friday 9:30-5:30

This is finally happening! Create your own unique collaged canvas art pieces! 6 individual canvases to be exact! Let Deb be your guide through her personal creative concepts designed to help you channel your creativity! Be challenged with Creativity Exercises to stir your imagination! Discover a genuine style of expression and learn to design witihin smaller boundaries as you execute these 6 fabuous canvases! Class size is very limited so call today to reserve your space! Leave this class inspired, recharged, and ready to tackle new ideas on canvas and explore new marketing directions! Call the studio to see if you qualify for one of our registration discounts! Idal member, repeat student, facebook friend? You may qualify for one of our special discounts!

December 4-7, 2012....$1250
9:00am-5:00pm or later


Register today for this unique four day workshop where you will learn Bonnie Wakeman's exciting and creative bas relief techniques! Whether for walls, niches, or art panels, this workshop affords you the opportunity to expand your horizons in the decorative arts! Pics and class description now posted! Click on the link to see! 

October 5, 2012....$220
9:00am - 5:00pm


Beautiful Distressed Foil Techniques for Moldings, Furniture, Cabinetry, Accessories & More!

Proposed Custom Group Workshop $100
6:00pm-9:00pm. Call For Details

3 Hour Stenciled Canvas Workshop! Your workshop fee includes instruction in two stenciling techniques: non-dimensional single color and raised plaster stenciling! We will use both techniques on your canvas but more importantly - you will be able to take what you learn in class and stencil anything that holds still for you at home as well! We provide your prepared canvas, a selection of stencil choices for use in class, materials and supplies. Bring your own bottle of wine and an apron. Enjoy a $50.00 per person discount when two or more register together! Canvas size and design may vary.

When you call to register,
ask about our installment payment plan!

 

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Sarasota School of Faux & Architectural Finishing
5380 Catalyst Avenue in Ashton Center
Sarasota, FL 34233
Phone: 941-921-6181 or 888-454-FAUX (3289)
Email: info@sarasotafauxfx.com

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