Q. Describe the most common types of jobs you do for your clients.
A. Faux finishes, murals fired on ceramic tiles
Q. What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A. Experience, Knowledge and a good portfolio
Q. If you were a customer, what do you wish you knew about your trade? Any inside secrets to share?
A. How do you make it look so easy? Lots of practice and determination.
Q. What important information should buyers have thought through before seeking you out?
A. What colors or design are you interested in? Photos are sometimes helpful to make sure there are no misunderstandings.
Q. Why does your work stand out from others who do what you do?
A. Absolutely amazing realistic artwork.
Q. What do you like most about your job?
A. Creating unique works of art in realistic form on many different surfaces.
Q. What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A. How do you make it look so real? Lots of practice and our good lords help.
Q. Do you have a favorite story from your work?
A. My customers all say that I make it look so easy.
Q. What do you wish customers knew about you or your profession?
A. In most cases a true talent must be present.
Q. How did you decide to get in your line of work?
A. Being a stay at home Mom, I taught myself how to paint. Creating a small business in the process.
Q. Tell us about a recent job you did that you are particularly proud of.
A. Turning several plain fiberglass columns into realisic looking marble.
Q. Do you do any sort of continuing education to stay up on the latest developments in your field?
A. Studying and practicing many different techniques on sample boards. Online drawing and Art courses.
Q. What are the latest developments in your field? Are there any exciting things coming in the next few years or decade that will change your line of business?
A. Some TV programs have created a misconseption of faux and decorative painting, making the job look very simple and not revealing the cost of the labor involved. Also many printing companys have began printing large murals onto wallpaper and offering prices at a quarter of what a mural artist would charge.
Q. Describe your most recent project, what it involved, how much it cost, and how long it took.
A. Faux painted a small room and entry room to match my previous faux work from 2 years past. 2 days and 60 miles one way.
Q. If you have a complicated pricing system for your service, please give all the details here.
A. Murals and Fine Art prices are based on the detail involved. Faux and Decorative painting prices are based on wall texture quantity of coverages.
Q. If you were advising someone who wanted to get into your profession, what would you suggest?
A. First you must really have a passion to please customers and to understand and get a true feeling for what they are looking for.
Q. Write your own question and answer it.
A. After watching a TV program about faux painting techniques would you go out and buy the supplies and tackle the project on your own?