Currently there is no national or state acknowledgement of the faux finisher trade and there is no nationally recognized certification process for faux/decorative painters. However, Rebecca has studied at some of the finest faux finishing schools in the country.
Kelly S. King, Institute of Faux Finishes Faux Effects International Adicolor Perfetto Melanie Royal's Extraordinary Stenciled Effects Paintin' the Town Faux - Faux Effects International Italy Tour 2005
Gary Lord and David Schmidt - Prismatic Studios Decorative Painter's Apprenticeship Program - Marlowe DeMars - Gilding Cait Whitson - Marbelizing and Woodgraining Jan Berghuis - Woodgraining Susan S. Stamilio - Icon painting techniques, Manuscript Illumination, Gilding Melanie Royal's Peacock Pavilions trip, Marrekesh, Morocco, 2009
In addition to this formalized training, she is a member of both the national and local chapters of the Society of Decorative Painters, International Decorative Artisans League and Society of Gilders. She continues to attend monthly industry meetings and techniques courses.
I can't believe you matched the color perfectly! - Kristine S.