New Modern Plasters and Textured Metallics

Luigi Sparacello - Singapor and Matthew Drake - Wisconsin

Class length: One day, Monday, October 1

Price for class: $200

The Decora Company


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Join us for an exciting day exploring new metallic textured paint and plaster materials from San Marco Italy which have never been seen before 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.

Respond to today's discerning customer who desires a modern or contemporary look and provide your client a unique solution while increasing your profits. San Marco's range of new products includes several decorative finishes that are only one coat, yet beautiful and sophisticated.  Luigi will introduce these new San Marco decoratives and show how to use them to keep costs down and get jobs done quickly.   Luigi is an expert at teaching how to translate a high end finish from a niche product to one with large scale commercial viability.   

Utilize traditional and new age materials to combine them into wonderful modern looking finishes.  During the day a minimum of ten samples boards will be produced using at least six different San Marco products, including:  
Concrete Art - Faux Concrete Plaster
Grimani - Fiber Textured Metallic
Luna Nuova - Sand Textured Iridescent Clear Coat
Marcopolo Luxury - Subtle Sand Textured Metallic
Marmo D'Autoro  - Crystal Grained Marmorino
Cadoro - Velvet Effect Iridescent Metallic

With San Marco's new products you can provide your customers something different from the competition and keep your costs down.

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

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

Tools: Stainless trowel, splater paint brush