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Dundean Studios is no longer a working studio. Thanks to everyone for their patronage. I'm working for Golden Paintworks now so look for me on their website or at Linked in.








Proceed Low Viscosity Glaze

"Using the new Golden Lifestyle Pro line"Sheer" glaze.


Proceed Low Viscosity Glaze on ceiling



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The Keys to color website

The Keys To Color: A Decorators Handbook for Coloring Paints, Plasters and Glazes is available! Also available at











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Learn from working professional faux finishers the art of wall glazing, faux finish instruction, gilding, stenciling, sign painting, venetian plaster techniques, cabinet and furniture painting, wood graining, faux marble, faux painting, restoration, mural painting and more. Centrally located between New York and Philadelphia in Northern New Jersey, our faux finish school is considered one of the best by leading professionals.


Artisphere Online article about Dean Sickler

Great interview about decorative finishing with Dean Sickler






NJ Home Improvement Contractors (that includes Decorative Painters) must be Registered with the Division of Consumer Affairs after December 31, 2005.

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conversion chart and ratios for paint and glaze

A very useful chart for mixing ratios of paint to glaze and converting measurements. A must for every faux finisher and faux painter

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picture of milk paint


Read this article to learn how to work with this marvelous, authentic milk paint. Great 6for painted furniture.

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faux painting classes


Learn how to use a single pigment to reduce the brightness of a color without making it darker or changing the color.

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