Faux Trends 2017
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Kicking It Into High Gear
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A Fresh Perspective With Mike & Mickie Cooper

In this new column from Mike and Mickie Cooper of Murals & More LLC in Franklin, Tenn., learn 10 vital things to ensure a successful project.

Eight Tips on Growing Your Decorative Painting Business

In this month's column, Mike and Mickie Cooper of Murals & More LLC in Franklin, Tenn., share eight tried-and-true steps you can take to get your business moving in a positive direction.

ArtFusion Offers Unique Recipe

In cooking, "fusion" refers to a combination of different cuisines to create a singular culinary experience. In Santa Fe, ArtFusion brought decorative artists together in a combination of talent that created a singular inspirational experience.

5 Tips for Business Success

Whether you’re a solitary faux finisher or owner of a bigger company, you may have lost a night’s sleep or two over your business. Here are tips to help. By Tammy Adamson-McMullen


Tish Inman: Being Herself, an Artist

As an accomplished decorative artist and muralist, Tish Inman has spent her entire career reinventing walls, floors, ceilings, furniture and décor. Now she’s about to undertake a project that will be the most exciting of all: the reinvention of herself as an artist.

Creating Interiors in the Key of “Faux”

When it comes to making beautiful wall finishes or beautiful music, Eric Spiegel hits all the right notes. While one talent is visual and the other auditory, Eric is adept at drawing analogies between the two.

A Q&A With IDAL President

The editors at Focus on Faux checked in with Lyna Farkas just as she was completing her term as IDAL president and passing her role onto incoming president Glenda Mosley. Lyna provided us with an update on the league’s status and what artists can expect from IDAL in the future.


Dream Team: The Power of Collaboration

Collaboration. What a powerful word. Read about this perfect example of collaboration involving Omaha, Neb., faux artist Sandra Lassley, known fondly to many in the industry as Sass, and Washington, D.C.-based muralist Ivo Koytchev.