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 […]

My trip to Japan (Part I of 3)

In May 2013, I went on a voyage to Japan.  I was already scheduled to participate in Salon in Tokyo, so I decided to contact my friend, Moo.  Here he is with his assistant, Selena. Moo owns Moo Studios in Utsunomiya, Japan.  I proudly remember him as a former student.  He has found great success […]