The Magic of Venice

Luigi Sparacello - Italy

Class length: One day, Monday, October 1

Price for class: $200

The Decora Company

Website: http://www.decorapainttools.com

Social media: http://www.facebook.com/thedecoracompany/

Class Description: Join us for an exciting day exploring new decorative paint and plaster materials and finish techniques now available from San Marco Italy in the US. The class will be taught by Luigi Sparacello who is one of the most successful commercial decorators in the world. While technically proficient in traditional Italian decoration techniques, Luigi is able to translate these traditional skills to new and modern media -- responding to today's discerning customer who now desires modern and contemporary looks. Luigi is also able to translate these looks to simple techniques whenever possible - bringing commercial viability to this custom technique.

Join us as we explore new decoration materials never before seen in the US and combine them into wonderful looking but simple finishes.

Skill level: 1

Bio: Luigi's career includes prestigious positions such as the resident decorator for the royal family of Belgium, Art Director for the Venetian casino and the official trainer for Oikos, Nova Color and San Marco. Luigi often astounds the manufacturers with new and creative ways to use their materials. Based on Luigi's genuine ability to make beautiful decoration accessible to anyone, his company Decora Art, has grown to nearly 200 decorators under full time employment and a client list of nearly every major hospitality brand including Venetian, Disney, Marriott, MGM, Universal and more. See www.decora-art.com

Products used: San Marco brand paints and plasters. Presented by the US distributor The Decora Company

Tools: Stainless trowel, spalter paint brush