Pierre Finkelstein has been teaching decorative painting techniques for almost 30 years. He is dedicated to teaching faux finishes using the latest mediums combined with traditional techniques. Look for classes such as faux marble, woodgraining, trompe l'oeil, stenciling, gilding, patina, stonework, plaster and more.
Where: Tokyo, Japan
When: May 23-26, 2013
What: Annual International Salon for Decorative Painters
Details: Yaeko Kurimata will host this year's SALON in Tokyo, a gathering of over 100 of the best international Decorative Painters & Artisans. For a week, the extremely creative SALON participants who are experts in trompe l’oeil, gilding, faux bois, marble and scagliola will display their work and demonstrate their creative skills to each other and the people of Japan. Artisans will also present lectures discussing some of their recent projects. Tokyo, Japan, is one of the most interesting places in the world to explore unique cultures and arts on your own. Salon Tokyo will include exciting opportunities to share thoughts and techniques with Japanese painters who specialize in theaters, commercial painting and public murals and you can also join in making traditional crafts with Japanese artisans. Registration fees : Salon Participant ¥30,000 / Non Exhibiting Guests ¥20,000 (4 days lunch, opening and closing parties included).
When: October 8th-12th, 2013
What: 28th Annual Convention and Exposition