Before we invented the printer and vinyl wallpaper, designers used to adhere hand painted fabric to walls. This created a look that was incredibly elegant. This type of wall covering is still available but very expensive. Having the ability to faux paint this effect is very lucrative. One could create an entire business around just this one style of faux painting. In this two-day class you will learn how to replicate various fabrics with paint. You will understand wallpaper, and faux fabric mediums. You will learn silk screening techniques, transferring, painting, glazing, and plastering techniques relevant to faux fabric. You will also learn antiquing and distressing techniques. You will perform hands on exercises to allow for development and refinement of the faux fabric technique.
Wall Paper and fabric history 1 hr
Principles of Applied Art 1 hr
Medium usage recap ½ hr
Silk screening ½ hr