Sadly, The Art of Faux: The complete sourcebook of decorative painted finishes by Pierre Finkelstein is no longer for sale on our website. The book is no longer in print and our inventory has since faded. Since published, the book has stood the test of time with over 50,000 copies sold. The AOF has been […]
At the end March, 2014, I attended the American College of the Building Arts annual festival in Charleston, SC. My friend and fellow decorative artisan, Patrick Webb invited me down to visit and give a few lectures to students. Patrick is an instructor of plaster works and asked me to teach his students about my […]
Last year’s Versailles, France workshop and tour was a huge success. Join Pierre Finkelstein and Jean Sablé for classic instruction on a unique panel. Click here for more information and to see the class panel. Save the date!
We recently took group of 17 students to tour of Palace of Versailles. The students were painting a panel for 8 days in a studio near by. Check out the class photos. As a child growing up in Paris, it was mandatory for students to visit the Palace once a year. It’s fair to […]
17 students from all over the world have come together for a 6-day traditional decorative painting workshop, and 2 day tour with Pierre Finkelstein and Jean Sablé in Versailles. What an experience! Check out what’s been happening. Jean finalizing the layout of his canvas. Jean working on top ornamentation. Students working on ornamentation. […]