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                         Want to become a Venetian Applicator?
 Venetian Plaster Gallery offers courses to artisans who want to learn how to apply and create decorative stuccos and artistic finishes. 

VPG Courses

For all bookings and inquiries please contact 02 7252 3460 or info@venetianplastergallery.com.au

The VPG Bathroom Advanced Training Course is a 3 day training course on applying Venetian plaster, stucco and microcement products specifically to bathrooms. Tony Santini will teach you how to create a marble look, concrete and a natural finish using a variety of techniques. You will receive training on applying microcement and using different effects for big area floors and furniture.

The Introduction to Venetian Plaster is a 2 day training course on the application of Venetian plaster and stucco. You will learn how to create smooth, gloss and high textured finishes in many different techniques. Tony Santini will introduce and demonstrate how to make travertine finishes, bamboo finishes, aged stone finishes and how to use some of the decorative special paints.

Day 1

  • Theory and technical product information

  • Explanation of surface preparation

  • Application of the first coat of any product.

  • Explanation of Microcement on floor.

  • Tinting and measuring all the products for the day after.

  • Application of 2nd coat in some shower.

Day 2

  • Theory and practice of new artistic technique.

  • Final coat application with Microcement.

  • Burnishing the finished product.

Day 3

  • Sealing the shower and floor with specific waterproof product.

  • Introducing the new Epoxy sealer for vertical surfaces.

  • Explanation of Pricing and final picture with certificate.

Lunch will be provided for all sessions.

Day 1

  • Theory and technical product information

  • Explanation of surface preparation

  • Application of the first coat of any product.

Day 2

  • Application of final coats

  • Burnishing, polishing and waxing techniques and practice

  • Introduction to advanced artistic painting over completed finishes

In addition to the two- day tuition, all artisans recieve,$500 worth of product in the form of your tools kit, sample boards to take home and a certificate of completion.

 

Lunch will be provided for both sessions.

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