Course Descriptions

Painted and Faux Finishes, COC

INT 131 Faux and Decorative Painting 4 Cr Hrs

This course is an introduction to the techniques used to produce painted and faux finishes. Topics include the history of faux finishing, color mixing, technology of paint, materials used for creating faux finishes, and specific issues related to wall glazing, ragging, sponging, strie, wood graining, granites, stones, marble, Venetian plasters and raised plaster and other techniques. Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to produce a wide variety of finishes. This course introduces students to basic business practices for painted and faux finishing, book keeping, and pricing for various faux techniques.