Caroline Blair

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Caroline Blair is a professional faux finishing painter in Lubbock with 11 years of experience in her field. This is her fourth year teaching at the Garden and Arts Center. Her courses include faux finishing techniques such as Old World Finishes, Metallics, Reactive Effects, and more! She also owns and operates her own Faux Finishing business, The Faux Workshop, that specialized in adding finishes to furniture, walls, and counter tops.

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Upcoming Classes:

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CHALK PAINT: BEGINNING WORKSHOP

This extraordinary paint will stick to most any surface!  This class will explore the fundamentals of chalk paint and waxes.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED!

Classes meet on the following days:

Tuesday, August 2nd 
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
$30 + $15 supply fee*
*Supply fees are paid directly to the instructor.
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CYANOTYPES

Step back in time and learn about a photographic process that dates back to the 1800s.  Students will create two beautiful works of mixed media art.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED!

Classes meet on the following days:

Saturday, August 20th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
$30 + $15 supply fee*

*Supply fees are paid directly to the instructor


FAUX FINISHING: FURNITURE CHALK PAINT

Learn how to paint almost anything with this amazing product!  Students will complete a project in class to take home and learn how to make their own chalk paint!  

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED!

Classes meet on the following days:

Tuesday, September 13th 
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
$30 + $20 supply fee*

Tuesday, October 4th
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM 
$30 + $20 supply fee*

Tuesday, November 1st
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM 
$30 + $20 supply fee*

Tuesday, December 6th 
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM 
$30 + $20 supply fee*

*Supply fees are paid directly to the instructor.
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FAUX FINISHING: FURNITURE DISTRESS 

Learn various distressing techniques to update your furniture from prep to final finish.  Students will complete a project to take home.  

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED!

Classes meet on the following days:


Light Distress
Tuesday, September 20th
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
$30 + $20 supply fee*

Heavy Distress 
Tuesday, October 11th
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
$30 + $20 supply fee*

Light Distress 
Tuesday, November 8th
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
$30 + $20 supply fee*

Heavy Distress 
Tuesday, December 13th
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
$30 + $20 supply fee*
FAUX FINISHING: MOSAICS

Create a one of a kind deer head or Texas shaped mosaic as you experiment with the art of tile mosaic. 

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED!


Texas shape Mosaic meet on the following days:

Tuesday, September 27th
Thursday, September 29th
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
$45 + $25 supply fee*

Dear head Mosaic meet on the following days:

Tuesday, November 15th 
Thursday, November 17th
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
$45 + $25 supply fee*
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FAUX FINISHING: METALLIC WALLS AND FURNITURE


Metallics make everything "shine"!  Learn three painting techniques for your furniture and walls.  Students will complete an in class project to take home.

This class meets on the following days:

Tuesday, August 16th
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
$30 + $10 supply fee*

Tuesday, October 18th
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
$30 + $20 supply fee*

Tuesday, November 22nd 
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
$30 + $20 supply fee*

Tuesday, December 8th
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
$30 + $20 supply fee*

Tuesday, December 15th
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
$30 + $20 supply fee*

*Supply fees are paid directly to the instructor.
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