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The Art of Carrara &
Portoro Marble Painting
Featuring Grey Carrara & Black & Gold Marbling Techniques

12-month subscription


Faux marbling is an ancient technique that will add a touch of class to any project. But the skill to create these amazing effects is gradually being lost to time. With this course I aim to share my knowledge and experience in the hope these crafts will live on.

On this course you will learn how recreate the ancient art of faux marbling and will focus on a grey Carrara & a Portoro or black & gold marble Paint effects. You will have unlimited access to the online material for as long as your account remains active, allowing you to practice & perfect the skills before moving on to larger projects.

The tutorials are carefully designed and structured for people of all abilities. You will start by learning how to prepare your sample board and mix the different paints and glazes required for this paint effect. You will then build up the faux marble effect layer by layer before learning how to finish and protect your completed work.

The course material has been divided into a series of 5 easy-to-follow video tutorials, accompanied by numerous professional tips and tricks and comprehensive information sheets. Each video is between 12-25 minutes, and within 2 hours, you will be equipped with all of the information you need to learn this amazing paint effect.

With practice and imagination, you will soon be transforming the every day into a work of art.

  • Lesson 1: Preparing the sample board and mixing the paints & glazes

  • Lesson 2: The important first layer

  • Lesson 3: The second layer of veining

  • Lesson 4: The final layer of veining

  • Lesson 5:  Finishing & Protecting your work

  • The history of faux marble paint effects

  •  Slideshow presentations with requirements for tools and equipment & paints & materials

  • Expert recommendations for paints equipment and materials with downloadable PDF where-to-buy products sheet

  • Time-lapse video showing the full painting process


For a one-time subscription payment you will have 24 hour, unlimited access to The Art of Carrara Marble Painting and The Art of Portoro Marble Painting online courses content & any subsequent updates for a full 12 months

You will also benefit from 12 months comprehensive email help and support from your online course tutor.

Plus, through our exclusive members forum, you'll have the opportunity to discuss ideas with fellow students around the world, post course suggestions and submit any questions to your tutor and instructor, Simon.

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