Demo Days

April 5, 2017

Creating a gold texture and adding irregular glass bead stripes. Shaun Burke of Bravura Finishes will be instructing.... Read more

May 3, 2017

Creating a linear texture and a water glaze for stone like horizontal waves. Lorie Wolff of One Horse Studios will be instructing.... Read more
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Feb 1 | Proceed Textures and Glaze

Proceed Textures | Smooth Translucent Texture with 3 Color Glaze Demo Day at Brush & Trowel February 1, 4-6 PM. Create a sample board for $10 or watch for... Read more

Demo Days Archive

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December 7 | Cracking Texture with Foils

Cracking Texture with Foils December 7th, 4-6pm Come learn about Cracking textures, Foils and Rough Regular Textures Instructor: Adrienne Wannamaker Don’t Forget We Moved! Brush & Trowel 8425 SW... Read more
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November 2 | Rotten Stone over F&B Paint on Woodwork

Rotten Stone over F&B Paint on Woodwork Instructor: Adrienne Wannamaker Don’t Forget We Moved! Brush & Trowel 8425 SW Terwilliger Blvd, Portland, Oregon 97209  ... Read more

October 5 | Crystal Brush | Metallic Texture Sparkle Finish

Crystal Brush | Metallic Texture Sparkle Finish Instructor: Adrienne Wannamaker Don’t Forget We Moved! Brush & Trowel 8425 SW Terwilliger Blvd, Portland, Oregon 97209... Read more
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September 7 | Proceed Textures with Glaze | Smooth Translucent Texture

Proceed Textures | Smooth Translucent Texture with 3 Color Glaze Instructor: Lorie Wolff Don’t Forget We Moved! Brush & Trowel 8425 SW Terwilliger Blvd, Portland, Oregon 97209... Read more

June 1 | Firmolux Italian Lime Plaster | Grassello

Firmolux Italian Lime Plaster Firmolux – Grassello Walls June 1 Love using Grassello in stencils to create patterns, layers on texture and high lites. Class is Complimentary or $10... Read more

May 4 | Paint Couture – Chaulk Like Paint | Cabinets, Furniture and Molding

MAY 4 Paint Couture – Chaulk Like Paint Cabinets, Furniture and Molding Can go over previously painted or raw wood. We will apply 2 coats and then add a... Read more

April 6 | Textures + Texture Rollers

Textures + Texture Rollers Walls, Ceilings and Cabinets   APRIL 6 We will be applying metallic paint, Translucent texture and Palette Deco, plus using texture rollers. These thin layers... Read more

March 2 | Faux Effects Products + Foils + Stencils

Faux Effects Products + Foils + Stencils Walls and Ceilings MARCH 2 Lay foil with a linear brush and stencil with Palette Deco Pearl Class is Complimentary or $10... Read more

February 3 | Proceed Acrylic Textures | Rough Irregular Texture

Proceed Acrylic Textures Rough Irregular Texture Walls and Ceilings FEBURARY 3 This is one of my favorite products right out of the bucket. Rough Irregular Texture is an opaque,... Read more

January 6 | Firmolux | Italian Lime Plaster

Firmolux Italian Lime Plaster JANUARY 6 3 Color Berlina Marmorino Walls and Ceilings Learn about the basic application of the Marmorinos and blending 3 colors to achieve a natural... Read more

Dec 2nd | icoat Countertop Epoxy

icoat Countertop Epoxy Wednesday December 2nd, 4-6pm We will be demonstrating the mixing, pouring, torching and honing of the 2 part Resin application. This product can be used on... Read more

Oct 7th | Eco Stucco | Shower Application | 3 hour Demo

Special Demo Day with Cy Vanbatten from Eco Stucco will be presenting October 7, 3 – 6 PM. Call for reservations 503-230-8925 Presentation and Demonstration only Eco Stucco |... Read more

Sept 16th | Stencils with Foils | All Surfaces Applications

September is Stencil Month! September 16, 4 – 6 PM Class is Complimentary = $10 to make a sample Stencils and Foils | Bright & Matte Foils for all... Read more

September 2nd | Stencils with Plaster | Wall and Ceiling Application

September is Stencil Month! September 2, 4 – 6 PM Class is Complimentary = $10 to make a sample Italian Lime Plasters | An embedded stencil texture Learn this... Read more
July 15 Skimstone

July 15th | SkimStone with Heavy Sand | Table Tops & Counters

July is SkimStone Month! July 15th – 4 – 6 pm Class is complimentary – $10 to make a sample SkimStone with Heavy Sand | Table Tops & Side... Read more
July 1 Skimstone

July 1st | SkimStone on Smooth Walls

July is SkimStone Month!   July 1st – 4 – 6 pm Class is complimentary – $10 to make a sample SkimStone on Smooth Walls Did you know that... Read more
June 17 Color Glaze

June 17th | Color Glaze on Paint & Textured Base

Color Glaze on Paint & Textured Base   June 17th, 4 – 6pm Class is complimentary – $10 to make a sample   We will be applying a one... Read more

May 6th | NEW Extra Rough | Residential – Commercial Sand Stucco Texture

MAY 6th, 4-6pm   The NEW Extra Rough Sand Texture is a residential / commercial stucco texture. Works well with lime putty modifications, as well as a foundation or... Read more
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April 15 | Firmolux Italian Lime Plaster (Venetian Plaster)

April is Plaster Month Plaster is very versatile. It can have a shinny or dull sheen, smooth all over or smooth with rough pocks, light or dark colors, and... Read more
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April 1 | Firmolux Italian Lime Plaster (Venetian Plaster)

April is Plaster Month Plaster is very versatile. It can have a shinny or dull sheen, smooth all over or smooth with rough pocks, light or dark colors, and... Read more
Paint Couture!TM Flat, Chalk-like Paint with Glazes and Topcoats

March 18 | Paint Couture! | Flat, Chalk-like Paint with Glazes and Topcoats.

The wood finish on the chairs can be applied on raw wood or previously paint or stained wood. Paint Couture is a self priming paint that can be applied... Read more

March 4 | Paint Couture! | Chalk-like Paint with Glazes and Topcoats

Paint Couture! Chalk-like Paint with Glazes and Topcoats The bleached aged wood is very popular in both modern and rustic design world. It loves to be in accent areas... Read more
Modern Masters Metal Effects - Patina

February 18 | Modern Masters Metal Effects – Patina

There are 3 MetalEffects finishes – Copper Patine, Bronze Patina and Iron Rust. These are great finishes to use just by themselves on gutters, ceiling beams, doors and trim... Read more
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February 4 | Paint Couture! | Chalk-like Paint – Patina

This is a classic patina finish achieved with layers of Paint Couture, metallic paints, glazes and a little sanding. We will create a molding piece to represent this finish. Just $10... Read more

Firmolux Italian Lime Plaster Demo Day on November 5th!

Get your trowel and get down to Brush & Trowel to learn the techniques of applying Firmolux Italian Lime Plaster – also known as Venetian Plaster. During this DEMO... Read more

August 6, 2014

Description: Linear Textures in Venetian Plaster Vertical and Horizontal Date and Time: Wednesday 4:00-6:00 p.m. Learn how to create the popular and modern-looking Linear Effect on Firmolux Italian Lime plasters!  This... Read more

July 2, 2014 – No Demo Day

Happy Fourth of July! We will not be having a demo day on July 2, 2014.... Read more

June 18, 2014

Special Class: American Flag Date and Time: Wednesday 4:00-6:00 p.m. 18” x 24” panel — $95.00 36” x 48” panel — $195.00... Read more

June 4, 2014

Description: Firmolux Italian Lime Plasters Date and Time: Wednesday 4:00-6:00 p.m. Intonaco MezzoTM — Solid Coverage... Read more

May 21, 2014

Description: SkimStone Concrete Veneers Date and Time: Wednesday 4:00-6:00 p.m.... Read more

May 7, 2014

Description: Meoded Crystal Brush Paint with Proceed Glass Bead Texture & Stencils Date and Time: Wednesday 4:00-6:00 p.m.... Read more

April 16, 2014

Description: Proceed Textures – Replicating Wall Finishes from a Photograph. Date and Time: Wednesday 4:00-6:00 p.m.... Read more

April 2, 2014

Description: Paint Couture!Chalk Paint Date and Time: Wednesday 4:00-6:00 p.m.... Read more

March 19, 2014

Description: Firmolux Italian Lime Plaster Grasso di Calce Date and Time: Wednesday 4:00-6:00 p.m.... Read more

March 5, 2014

Description: Foils, Proceed ® Textures, and Stencils Date and Time: Wednesday 4:00-6:00 p.m.... Read more

February 19, 2014

Description: SkimStone Concrete Veneers for Countertops and Floors Date and Time: Wednesday 4:00-6:00 p.m.... Read more

February 5, 2014

Description: Wood-graining with Lorie Wolff Date and Time: Wednesday 4:00-6:00 p.m.... Read more

January 15, 2014

Description: Marblizing with Shaun Burke Date and Time: Wednesday 4:00-6:00 p.m.... Read more

January 1, 2014 – No Demo

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December 18, 2013 – No Demo

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Firmolux Italian Lime Plaster Demo Day

November 20, 2013

Description: Firmolux Italian Lime Plaster. Date and Time: November 20, 2013 (Wednesday) 4:00-6:00 p.m. It’s DEMO DAY! We will be working with Firmolux – Piatto, (a 2.0 – 2.4... Read more

November 6, 2013

EcoStucco over orange peel 4pm to 6pm in our Showroom. Sample boards $6.... Read more

October 16th

Learn How to apply Proceed Glass Bead Texture on Metallic Medium Our step-by-step demonstration features PROCEED Extra Rough Glass Beads on Metallic Medium base – this amazing process resembles... Read more

October 3rd

Serving Up Style – this October 3 – 6 (Expo Center) 4 – 6pm Brush & Trowel has a gorgeous designer room on display – don’t miss this exciting... Read more

September 18th

One – Color Glaze. We will paint on a base coat made for glazing and apply a tinted glaze. We will use a glazing brush and cheese cloth.... Read more

September 4th

SkimStone – Concrete veneer for floors, countertops and fireplaces.... Read more

August 21st

FIRMOLUX – Creating Textures w/ Italian Lime Plaster (Venetian Plaster) 4-6 pm at the store. Bring a sample board or buy one for $5... Read more

August 7th

SkimStone – Concrete Veneer, Countertops and fireplaces 4-6 pm at the store. Bring a sample board or buy one for $5... Read more

July 17th

Farrow & Ball Paint – Using Estate Emulsion on trim/molding & woodwork and waxing 4-6 pm at the store. Bring a sample board or buy one for $5... Read more

July 3rd

NO DEMO DAY – HAPPY 4TH OF JULY... Read more

June 19th

SkinStone – Concrete Veneer, Tuaght by Kelley Spicer 4-6 pm at the store. Bring a sample board or buy one for $5... Read more

June 5th

Proceed – Layered Rough Regular Texture in 3 Colors 4-6 pm at the store. Bring a sample board or buy one for $5... Read more

May 15th

Glitter & Metallics 4-6 pm at the store. Bring a sample board or buy one for $5... Read more

May 1st

Firmolux – Marmorino, Italian Lime Plaster 4-6 pm at the store. Bring a sample board or buy one for $5... Read more

April 17th

Proceed – Textures, Taught by Kara McGhee, www.karamcghee.com 4-6 pm at the store. Bring a sample board or buy one for $5... Read more


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