The training courses have been paused and will resume in the new year
VENETIAN POLISHED PLASTER TRAINING COURSES :
The fine art of polished plastering takes a lot of time and work to be mastered.
Therefore, our Venetian polished plaster advanced training courses are mainly made for plasterers, decorators and designers who are experienced working with trowels, blades, with an artistic flair and sense of colours, and wanting to know how to apply in the state of the art these fantastic materials and achieve it's beautiful finishes, to increase their repertoire of activity.
The course is also aimed for individuals wishing to learn these techniques for smaller but yet beautiful personal projects, or to have the right key to start a new career.
What makes it very different is that we made the choice to provide our training courses for 4 people MAX at the same time, for you to be sure to receive full attention and the best care during your class.
Also, and this is absolutely UNIQUE IN THE UK....You will learn how a polished plaster is made from limestone and you will work with an authentic and 100% natural polished plaster that we supply and that we are the only one to provide for a training course !
The course is run at our studio by Dimitri Koubi, who has over 25 years experience in Venetian polished plastering.
COURSE DETAILS :
> Learn about the materials for a deep knowledge of their properties and uses
> Learn about the tools and the right way to use them in order to achieve the best finishes
> Learn about the correct primers to be used depending on the substrate
> Learn about and practice with :
Various custom finishes ( pitted, dragged, travertine etc..)
> Work on many MDF boards, wall panels, internal and external corners
> Learn about the different ways to protect your work depending of the area it is applied
( bathroom, kitchen, external walls etc..), and the correct way to apply waxes
> Learn about the use of buffering tools
3 days :
Price.................................................. £ 690 + VAT
All details listed above on the course details
5 days ( Monday to Friday) :
Price.................................................. £ 1100 + VAT
All details listed above plus an intensive work on one or several preferred finishes that you would like to practice and master with more time.
2 days Weekend course ( Saturday-Sunday) :
Price...................................................£ 580 + VAT
During the Weekend course you will work intensively on one polished plaster technique of your choice
Example of a technique taught:
The cost of the training course includes all materials and tools which we provide during your class.
The course includes refreshments, tea & coffee and lunch each day.
You will leave with a portfolio of sample boards you have created for starting or expanding your business.
You will have a support and backup for your first job on site.
You will be able to purchase our materials and tools at trade price for your own future projects.