Faux Marble Columns in Japan (Part 3 of 3)

This is the final part (see part 1, part 2) of my Japan visit.  I’m finishing up the 3 marble columns with a fairly simple overglazing step.  Finishing with a few coats of acrylic gloss varnish.  Lastly, I made some quick white marble panels for Moo. Step 3:  Use a transparent glaze break up the […]

Faux Marble Columns in Japan (part 2 of 3)

We had 3 columns to paint.  One was outside in the entrance.  And the other two were for the main space.  Since the interior ones were not ready to be installed, we elevated them with 2 strong poles and horses. To review from Part I post, the sample on the left is approved. Moo’s recipe […]

International Salon 2013 – Tokyo, Japan

This May 23-26, I attended the annual International Salon event for Decorative Painting.  The group gathers every year at a different location each year.  This year, the event was brought to Tokyo, Japan.  First time in the East!  Interior of the space With my friend Moo Saito (Moo Studios -Utsonomiya, Japan) in front of my […]