Salon 2016-St. Petersburg

Salon 2016 Salon 2016 was held in Russia this year in the cultural center of St. Petersburg. This annual event for the International Decorative Artisans League was hosted by Tatiana Rugers. The theme for  Salon 2016 was “Art in the City” and below is a part of a panel someone did of the city. This was the main showroom […]

SALON Lecce, Italy 2015

Once again I return inspired from the annual Salon, held in Lecce, Italy. Salon is an annual, international event for decorative painters and this year, we celebrated our 20th year.  I’ve been lucky enough to attend every one. Here is the group photo. Our lovely, friendly, and amusing hosts Stefano Luca and Katerina Manisco. Here […]

IDAL 2013 Convention

We had a great time at the this years IDAL 2013 Convention!  The annual event was held in Indianapolis, Indiana on October 8-12, 2013.  International Decorative Artisans League had its 29th anniversary.  The non-profit organization has been serving the decorative painting industry by offering classes to members in regional chapters along with this annual event.  […]

Reference book: Identifying Marblemarblemarlbe

After just getting back from teaching a class on faux marble, this book has been on my mind.   I used it as reference when mixing all of my colors.  If you decide to invest in this book, you will be reaching for this indispensable reference book over and over again. It contains over 160 different […]