The show's many
learning opportunities began on the morning of Nov. 19 with five
PDRA certification seminars held at the Hotel Inter-Continental.
The popular comer to the seminar lineup was the sold-out Certified
Faux Consultant Course, presented by the Pro Faux duo of John
Catalanotto and Greg Frohnapfel courtesy of Pratt & Lambert
Paints. The new course was highlighted by six hours of hands-on
faux finishing covering many basic as well as advanced techniques.
been doing faux finishing by myself, and this class is fine-tuning
it for me," said Hugh Wambach of Bachs Best in Fenton,
Mich. "it's really informative, and they (the instructors)
explain things well."
think the class is going great; I've been waiting for a class
like this," commented Debbie Reis, manager of Ace Paints
in McMurray, Pa. "It'll help me assist my customers more.
Now I can hold my own seminars at the store on graining and