Q. Describe the most common types of jobs you do for your clients.
A. Faux Finishes and custom Art.
Q. What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A. 1. Look at portfolios, find a style you like.
2. Get a signed contract or bid before the work starts.
3. Enjoy, painting is fun!
Q. If you were a customer, what do you wish you knew about your trade? Any inside secrets to share?
A. It is all about patience making the first three feet look like the last three feet. (fuax finishes)
Q. Why does your work stand out from others who do what you do?
A. Quality and speed, most of the time I can have a room done in two weeks or less.
Q. What do you like most about your job?
A. I love to paint, making a room go from blah to WOW is a blast.
Q. What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A. How much does it cost?
Generally I bid a job based on size and how complex the mural is. I try to average about $25 an hour.
Q. Do you have a favorite story from your work?
A. I painted a dinosaur mural and the kid had an big egg and took a picture that looked like he was running from the dinosaur with the dino egg and sent it to me as a thankyou.
Q. What do you wish customers knew about you or your profession?
A. I wish people understood how easy it is to really make a difference in their house with just a little paint.
Q. How did you decide to get in your line of work?
A. I painted my first mural at 15 it is what I do.
Q. Tell us about a recent job you did that you are particularly proud of.
A. I did a Faux in a really old victorian in Baraboo and the plaster was falling off the walls and it was a mess. I fixed it all up and gave it a nice paint job and it looked great.
Q. If you have a complicated pricing system for your service, please give all the details here.
A. Murals I have to bid. An average room cost about $1000 and takes me about a week.
Faux Finishes I charge $40 an hour