The Faux and Decorative Painting Certificate of Completion prepares students to produce a wide variety of finishes through paint application. Topics include the history of faux finishing, color mixing, paint technology, materials used for creating faux finishes, and specific issues related to wall glazing. Techniques include ragging, sponging, strie, wood graining, various textures, granites, stones, marbles, various wood graining, Venetian plasters and much more. Students will also learn business practices and pricing for techniques of faux and painted finishing. Graduates will be prepared to work for a faux painting firm or have the knowledge to launch their own painted and faux finishing business.
This course applies toward electives in the Associate of Applied Science Degree program in Interior Design.
Accreditation and Affiliations
WATC is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
The Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500 • Chicago, IL 60604
www.ncahlc.org • 800.621.7440
The Interior Design program is approved by the Kansas Board of Regents.
This program qualifies for:
Paint & Decorating Retailers Association
1401 Triad Center Drive
St. Peters, MO 63376
This program has not been approved by the Department of Education for federal financial aid.