The Art and Craft of Marbling: A Decorative Paint Effect Course
This online course in faux marbling is perfect for the beginners to the more experienced painters alike. PLEASE NOTE: Upon purchase of this course, you will receive a link to access to an introductory and course overview video. Because the course is held on a platform outside of Craft Courses, we do have to manually upload your account in order for your registration to be complete. In a comment to the seller or via conversations, please let us know your First and Last Name, and email address. Please allow for a lag in time between your purchase and your enrolment to be complete since this is a manual process. Thank you so much! Background Information: Faux marbling is an ancient technique that will add a touch of class to any project. But this skill is gradually being lost to time. With this course I aim to share my knowledge and experience, gained over many years, in the hope that these techniques will live on. On this course you will learn how recreate the ancient art of faux marbling. You will have unlimited access to the online material for as long as your account remains active, allowing you to practice and perfect this skill before moving on to larger projects. The tutorials are carefully designed and structured for people of all abilities. You will start by learning how to prepare your sample board and mix the different paints and glazes required for this paint effect. You will then build up the faux marble effect layer by layer before learning how to finish and protect your completed work. With practice and imagination, you will soon be transforming the every day into a work of art.
What's included in the price?
The course material has been divided into a series of 5 easy-to-follow video tutorials, accompanied by numerous professional tips and tricks and comprehensive information sheets. Each video is between 12-25 minutes, and within 2 hours you will be equipped with all of the information you need to learn this amazing paint effect. Signed course completion certificates are available on request. Once a member you will also receive our regular e-newsletter and access to our members' forum so you can ask questions and share ideas with us and other students. You will also be automatically invited to join our members only online Zoom Q&A sessions. Lesson 1: Preparing the sample board and mixing the paints & glazes Lesson 2: The important first layer Lesson 3: The second layer of veining Lesson 4: The final layer of veining Lesson 5: Finishing & Protecting your work Supplementary material: 1. Video - The history of faux marble paint effects 2. Slideshow presentations with requirements for tools and equipment & paints & materials 3. Expert recommendations for paints equipment and materials with downloadable PDF where-to-buy products sheet 4. Time-lapse video showing the full painting process
What you will need
All materials required are detailed in our downloadable PDF products sheet available once you have purchased the course. You will also want to learn and practice the technique on a suitable practice board, or project piece, if you are a more experienced student.
With over 30 years experience in specialist interior decorating and paint effect techniques I want to make sure that the skills I have learnt during my career are not lost to time. With courses aimed at beginners and professionals alike, whether you are looking to up your DIY skills or upskill for your career I encourage everyone to be bold and learn something new in the knowledge that I am here to provide ongoing advice and support.
This course is taught online
- Wheelchair users
- Limited mobility
- UK Holiday
- Fairs, festivals & exhibitions
- Father's Day
- Mother's Day
- Suitable for beginners