Events & Classes

Classes

February 11 | SkimStone Concrete Veneer Class plus Epoxy for Countertops

SkimStone Concrete Class Saturday, February 11th 2017 9:30 am to 4:30 pm. $150 per person. Sign up here. (limited to 6 students) 3 different samples plus Epoxy for Counter tops... Read more

May 6 | SkimStone Concrete Veneer Class plus Epoxy for Countertops

SkimStone Concrete Class Saturday, May 6th 2017 9:30 am to 4:30 pm. $150 per person. Sign up here. (limited to 6 students) 3 different samples plus Epoxy for Counter tops... Read more

Aug 12 | SkimStone Concrete Veneer Class plus Epoxy for Countertops

SkimStone Concrete Class Saturday, August 12th 2017 9:30 am to 4:30 pm. $150 per person. Sign up here. (limited to 6 students) 3 different samples plus Epoxy for Counter tops... Read more

Nov 4 | SkimStone Concrete Veneer Class plus Epoxy for Countertops

SkimStone Concrete Class Saturday, November 4th 2017 9:30 am to 4:30 pm. $150 per person. Sign up here. (limited to 6 students) 3 different samples plus Epoxy for Counter tops... Read more

Classes Archive

Nov 12 | SKIMSTONE | Concrete Veneer Classes | Portland, OR

SKIMSTONE Concrete Veneer Classes Portland, OR November 12th   9:30 to 5:00, $150 Register For Classes: November 12 3 different sample applications, Only 6 students These one day classes... Read more

Sept 23 and 24 | Burlap Art Mounted On Cement Panel

Burlap Art Mounted On Cement Panel Two half-day classes $275 Friday, Sept 23, 3:00pm – 6:00pm and Saturday, Sept 24, 10:00am – 1:00am Burlap Art Mounted on SkimStoned Wood... Read more

Sept 10 | SKIMSTONE | Concrete Veneer Classes | Portland, OR

SKIMSTONE Concrete Veneer Classes Portland, OR September 10th   9:30 to 5:00, $150 Register For Classes: September 10 3 different sample applications, Only 6 students These one day classes... Read more

Aug 19 & 20 | FIRMOLUX | Italian Lime Plaster Class

FIRMOLUX Italian Lime Plaster Class August 19 & 20, 9:30 to 5:00 Cost $300 Register Here This two-day class will illustrate how easy plastering can be when using a... Read more

June 24 & 25 | Texture Finishing Class | DENVER

Texture Finishing Class DENVER 9 boards June 24 and 25, 2016, 9:30 am to 5 pm. $450 Register Here Instructor: Adrienne Wannamaker (cover photo courtesy Lorie Wolff) This two-day... Read more

March 18 & 19 | Texture Finishing Class | SEATTLE CANCELED

Texture Finishing Class Seattle 9 boards March 18 & 19, 2016, 9:30 am to 5 pm. $450 Register Here Instructor: Adrienne Wannamaker (cover photo courtesy Lorie Wolff) This two-day... Read more

Feb 19 & 20 | PROCEED Decorative Finishing System

PROCEED Decorative Finishing System February 19 and 20, 9:30 to 5:00 Cost $400 Register Here This two-day class will illustrate how easy creating any decorative texture finish can be... Read more

January 22 & 23 | FIRMOLUX | Italian Lime Plaster Class

FIRMOLUX Italian Lime Plaster Class January 22 and 23, 9:30 to 5:00 Cost $300 Register Here This two-day class will illustrate how easy plastering can be when using a... Read more

Oct 21st OR Nov 4th | Pumpkin Class

Pumpkin Class October 21st OR November 4th  4 – 6 pm. Class is $25 / per pumpkin Click Here To Register for October 21st Class Click Here To Register... Read more

Oct 30th and 31st | Burlap Art Mounted on Cement Panel

Burlap Art Mounted on Cement Panel Two half-day Class $275 Friday, Oct 30, 3:00pm -6:00pm AND Saturday, Oct 31, 10:00am – 1:00pm Click Here To Register Burlap Art Mounted... Read more

Dec 12 | SkimStone Concrete | Countertops, Floors & Walls

SkimStone Concrete Countertops, Floors & Walls Class – Plus a bonus Epoxy Sealer. Saturday, December 12, 9 am – 4 pm $150.00 3 different sample applications, Only 6 students... Read more
FirmoLux - Italian Lime Plaster

July 18th | FirmoLux Italian Lime Plaster | SkimStone Concrete Veneers

Campbell, CA CLASS! Saturday July 18 – 9am – 5pm $250 1334 Dell Ave., Suite A, Campbell CA 95008 Click Here To Register These one day classes are to illustrate how... Read more
FirmoLux - Italian Lime Plaster

July 17th | FirmoLux Italian Lime Plaster | SkimStone Concrete Veneers

SACRAMENTO, CA CLASS! Friday July 17  – 9am – 5pm $250 11367 Pyrites Way, Suite J, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670 Click Here To Register These one day classes are... Read more

May 15 & 16 | Burlap Art on Cement Panel

Burlap Art on Cement Panel Class  This is one of our most popular finished pieces of art. You will be creating the whole piece ready to hang.     Two... Read more

April 17 & 18 | Architectural Finishes Class | “Industrial Edge” meets “Elegant Bling”

Architectural Finishes Class “Industrial Edge” meets “Elegant Bling” Instructors Shaun Burke & Adrienne Wannamaker April 17th & 18th, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Brush & Trowel, 222 SE Alder... Read more
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Brush & Trowel Featured | Paint & Decorating Magazine

January 2015 Edition of Paint & Decorating Magazine features Brush & Trowel “Show and Tell”... Read more
Adrienne from Brush & Trowel

November 2014 | The Brush & Trowel Industry Night!

 Don’t miss Brush & Trowel’s Industry Night!  We have some of the top experts in-store to talk about decorative and architectural finishes. Learn about the latest trends and creativity and how... Read more

Adrienne to teach IDAL Workshops

Adrienne will be teaching two two-day workshops at the upcoming 2014 International Decorative Artisans League Convention and Exposition... Read more

DIY Art Workshop – March 11, 2014

People of all artistic abilities are invited to create a beautiful piece of art on Tuesday, March 11 and take it home. This two-and-a-half hour workshop, beginning at 6:30... Read more

Two-Day Classes

    Friday & Saturday May 16th & 17th Friday class will be noon – 5:00 p.m., Saturday 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Participants will need paint clothes and... Read more

Photo Transfer on Wood Canvases

Photo Transfer on Wood Canvas Kit. plus Step by Step written instructions Photo Transfer on Wood Canvas Kit. INCLUDES: 12″x12″ (1-5/8″deep) Wood Canvas, Proceed Smooth Transparent Glazing Gel 16... Read more

Wood Canvas – Saturday, January 25, 2014

Description: This class focuses on metallics. We will transform wood canvases into smooth, satiny surfaces using tintable metallic texture. Glitter-painted designs add interest, and another layer of subtle sheen.... Read more

Wood Canvas – Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Description: This class focuses on metallics. We will transform wood canvases into smooth, satiny surfaces using tintable metallic texture. Glitter-painted designs add interest, and another layer of subtle sheen.... Read more

Wood Canvas – Saturday, December 14, 2013

Description: This class focuses on creating subtle visual interest in a piece of panel art. Class participants will use the stencil designs of their choice to build dimensional patterns... Read more

Wood Canvas – Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Description: This class focuses on creating subtle visual interest in a piece of panel art. Class participants will use the stencil designs of their choice to build dimensional patterns... Read more

Wood Canvas – Saturday, November 16, 2013

Description: This class combines different methods for adding sheen and sparkle with larger-scale stenciling techniques. Using a high-gloss glazing texture, we will create a lacquer-like surface to background stencil... Read more

Wood Canvas – Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Description: This class combines different methods for adding sheen and sparkle with larger-scale stenciling techniques. Using a high-gloss glazing texture, we will create a lacquer-like surface to background stencil... Read more

Wood Canvas – October 23, 2013

Class: Texture with Dragging, Depth and Glaze! Date: October 23, 2013 Time: 5:30pm to 7:30PM 12″ x 12″ Canvas – $75.00 – Register Online 24″ x 24″ Canvas –... Read more

Wood Canvas – October 20, 2013

Class: Texture with Dragging, Depth and Glaze! Date: October 20, 2013 Time: 3:00pm to 5:30PM 12″ x 12″ Canvas – $75.00 – Register Online 24″ x 24″ Canvas –... Read more

July Wood Canvas Art Classes

Don’t miss our final in this series! July Classes: Grey Texture with an Orange Metallic Damasque Stencil Wednesday, July 10th from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. You will create a 18X24... Read more

June Wood Canvas Art Classes

Build on your skills with this class! June Classes: Marmorino with a Crystal Brush Chrysanthemum Stencil Saturday, June 8th from 2:30pm to 5:30pm. You will create a 18X24 Chrysanthemum... Read more

May Wood Canvas Art Classes

Learn about metallics and glass beads! May Classes: Create a Metallic Texture with a Glass Bead Stencil Wednesday, May 8th from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. You will create a 18X24... Read more

April Wood Canvas Art Classes

Learn about making textures, rusting & patinas! April Classes: Create a stencil texture and add in a rust & patina Wednesday, April 10th from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. You will... Read more

March Wood Canvas Art Classes

Venetian plaster and chrysanthemum stencil! March Classes: Layered Venetian Plaster with a Stencil Saturday, March 9th from 2:30pm to 5:30pm. You will create a 12X12 Chrysanthemum 1 – $75.00... Read more

Events

Private Instruction on Sample Boards

Your time is precious….so we have decided to schedule helping you with finishes and sample boards around your time. Attention Pros and DIY Enthusiasts! Interested in creating some professional... Read more

February 11 | SkimStone Concrete Veneer Class plus Epoxy for Countertops

SkimStone Concrete Class Saturday, February 11th 2017 9:30 am to 4:30 pm. $150 per person. Sign up here. (limited to 6 students) 3 different samples plus Epoxy for Counter tops... Read more

May 6 | SkimStone Concrete Veneer Class plus Epoxy for Countertops

SkimStone Concrete Class Saturday, May 6th 2017 9:30 am to 4:30 pm. $150 per person. Sign up here. (limited to 6 students) 3 different samples plus Epoxy for Counter tops... Read more

Aug 12 | SkimStone Concrete Veneer Class plus Epoxy for Countertops

SkimStone Concrete Class Saturday, August 12th 2017 9:30 am to 4:30 pm. $150 per person. Sign up here. (limited to 6 students) 3 different samples plus Epoxy for Counter tops... Read more

Nov 4 | SkimStone Concrete Veneer Class plus Epoxy for Countertops

SkimStone Concrete Class Saturday, November 4th 2017 9:30 am to 4:30 pm. $150 per person. Sign up here. (limited to 6 students) 3 different samples plus Epoxy for Counter tops... Read more

Events Archive

Nov 12 | SKIMSTONE | Concrete Veneer Classes | Portland, OR

SKIMSTONE Concrete Veneer Classes Portland, OR November 12th   9:30 to 5:00, $150 Register For Classes: November 12 3 different sample applications, Only 6 students These one day classes... Read more

Sept 23 and 24 | Burlap Art Mounted On Cement Panel

Burlap Art Mounted On Cement Panel Two half-day classes $275 Friday, Sept 23, 3:00pm – 6:00pm and Saturday, Sept 24, 10:00am – 1:00am Burlap Art Mounted on SkimStoned Wood... Read more

Sept 10 | SKIMSTONE | Concrete Veneer Classes | Portland, OR

SKIMSTONE Concrete Veneer Classes Portland, OR September 10th   9:30 to 5:00, $150 Register For Classes: September 10 3 different sample applications, Only 6 students These one day classes... Read more

Aug 19 & 20 | FIRMOLUX | Italian Lime Plaster Class

FIRMOLUX Italian Lime Plaster Class August 19 & 20, 9:30 to 5:00 Cost $300 Register Here This two-day class will illustrate how easy plastering can be when using a... Read more

June 24 & 25 | Texture Finishing Class | DENVER

Texture Finishing Class DENVER 9 boards June 24 and 25, 2016, 9:30 am to 5 pm. $450 Register Here Instructor: Adrienne Wannamaker (cover photo courtesy Lorie Wolff) This two-day... Read more

March 18 & 19 | Texture Finishing Class | SEATTLE CANCELED

Texture Finishing Class Seattle 9 boards March 18 & 19, 2016, 9:30 am to 5 pm. $450 Register Here Instructor: Adrienne Wannamaker (cover photo courtesy Lorie Wolff) This two-day... Read more

Feb 19 & 20 | PROCEED Decorative Finishing System

PROCEED Decorative Finishing System February 19 and 20, 9:30 to 5:00 Cost $400 Register Here This two-day class will illustrate how easy creating any decorative texture finish can be... Read more

January 22 & 23 | FIRMOLUX | Italian Lime Plaster Class

FIRMOLUX Italian Lime Plaster Class January 22 and 23, 9:30 to 5:00 Cost $300 Register Here This two-day class will illustrate how easy plastering can be when using a... Read more

Oct 21st OR Nov 4th | Pumpkin Class

Pumpkin Class October 21st OR November 4th  4 – 6 pm. Class is $25 / per pumpkin Click Here To Register for October 21st Class Click Here To Register... Read more

Oct 30th and 31st | Burlap Art Mounted on Cement Panel

Burlap Art Mounted on Cement Panel Two half-day Class $275 Friday, Oct 30, 3:00pm -6:00pm AND Saturday, Oct 31, 10:00am – 1:00pm Click Here To Register Burlap Art Mounted... Read more

Dec 12 | SkimStone Concrete | Countertops, Floors & Walls

SkimStone Concrete Countertops, Floors & Walls Class – Plus a bonus Epoxy Sealer. Saturday, December 12, 9 am – 4 pm $150.00 3 different sample applications, Only 6 students... Read more
FirmoLux - Italian Lime Plaster

July 18th | FirmoLux Italian Lime Plaster | SkimStone Concrete Veneers

Campbell, CA CLASS! Saturday July 18 – 9am – 5pm $250 1334 Dell Ave., Suite A, Campbell CA 95008 Click Here To Register These one day classes are to illustrate how... Read more
FirmoLux - Italian Lime Plaster

July 17th | FirmoLux Italian Lime Plaster | SkimStone Concrete Veneers

SACRAMENTO, CA CLASS! Friday July 17  – 9am – 5pm $250 11367 Pyrites Way, Suite J, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670 Click Here To Register These one day classes are... Read more

May 15 & 16 | Burlap Art on Cement Panel

Burlap Art on Cement Panel Class  This is one of our most popular finished pieces of art. You will be creating the whole piece ready to hang.     Two... Read more

April 17 & 18 | Architectural Finishes Class | “Industrial Edge” meets “Elegant Bling”

Architectural Finishes Class “Industrial Edge” meets “Elegant Bling” Instructors Shaun Burke & Adrienne Wannamaker April 17th & 18th, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Brush & Trowel, 222 SE Alder... Read more
Magazine Article page 1

Brush & Trowel Featured | Paint & Decorating Magazine

January 2015 Edition of Paint & Decorating Magazine features Brush & Trowel “Show and Tell”... Read more
SkimStone - Concrete Veneer on Frames

January 21 | SkimStone | Concrete Veneer on frames / molding / fireplaces

If you are looking for a concrete product to apply on walls, floors, columns or countertops this is it. This is one of my favorite products … it can be... Read more

December 17th – Learn Proceed Textures

During this final DEMO DAY of 2014, we will be using Proceed Textures to create a gorgeous architectural finish.... Read more

Re-do your Counter top with Skimstone! – September 17th

Thinking about updating your counter top? Tired of your old tile or Formica top? There is a quick and easy solution – Skimstone! On October 17th, we will be... Read more
Adrienne from Brush & Trowel

November 2014 | The Brush & Trowel Industry Night!

 Don’t miss Brush & Trowel’s Industry Night!  We have some of the top experts in-store to talk about decorative and architectural finishes. Learn about the latest trends and creativity and how... Read more

October 1st – No DEMO DAY

Adrienne will be at the IDAL conference – no Demo Day today!... Read more

September 3, 2014 – No Demo

There will not be a Demo Day on Sept. 3, 2014.... Read more

August 20, 2014

Description: Learn how to make Proceed Rough Regular and Smooth Absorbent textures look like an industrial concrete wall! Adrienne will teach you... Read more


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