Show me your best painted medallion!  Rendering a profiled, circular object is a great challenge and exercise for a decorative painter. I have a specific way of creating my trompe l’oeil effects (see my step-by-step post).  I have also seen many different styles and approaches that are successful. Show me how you do it! The […]

March 2013- PFI Woodgrain Contest

It has been my privilege to meet so many artisans over the years.  Through my travels whether it be for contract jobs, conventions, the internet, Salon or many other venues, I have seen a vast array of craftsmens’ works and achievements.  It has been almost 24 years since my first book, Recipes for Surfaces, was […]