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European School of Art and Materials

IN-HOUSE TRAINING / Floor/Wall decoration matter painter / Colour Artist

  • Duration: 8 months
  • Entry level: level V
  • End of course: level IV

Matter painter/colour artist in floor decoration
(Professional certification Level IV registered in the national directory of professional certifications) 

Matiérsite-Coloriste en décor de solsProfession

A matter painter/colour artist in floor decoration creates and produces decorative floors in contemporary buildings. He has knowledge both of natural material (lime, marbre aggregates, pigments etc.) and synthetic materials (cement, screed, resin etc). He also makes waxed concrete, coloured, polished, terrazzo floors, floors finished in concrete, screed, fibre optics and cobbles, stone concrete etc.

Objectives of the course

  • To trai and/or perfect methods of technicians in the conception and realization of decorative floors : interior floors in contemporary buildings.
  • Knowledge of natural materials (lime, marble aggregates, plaster, pigments etc) and synthetic materials (cement, epoxy resin, polyurethane etc).
  • Realisation of floors waxed concrete, coloured, polished, paving, floors finished with a film, resin, incrusted with fibre optics, cobbles...

Duration

  • Full-time training (35h/week)
  • 1190 course-hours
  • Stage of apprenticeship and acquisition of knowledge of techniques and basic practical experience applied to the domain of flooring.
  • Perfection stage in decorative finishings.

Teaching

  • Histoiry of flooring and evolution.
  • Theoretical approach to the basics of colour.
  • Knowledge of the various pigment families, correct proportioning and mixing.
  • Implementation of the various types of slabs in concrete cement, lime, plaster
  • Decorative concrete, coloured, printed, helicopter-smoothed, polished,paving.
  • Design and propose the kind of screed adapted to the environment and to the client's request
  • Integrated fibre optics
  • Implentation of mosaics, pebbles, cobbling on framework.

Download the Registration Form for the training as a Matter painter/Colour artist in floor decoration.

Matter painter/colour artist in wall decoration
(Professional certification Level IV registered in the national directory of professional certifications)

 Matiériste-Coloriste en décor mural

Profession

A matter painter/colour artist in wall decoration creates materials and produces decorative elements in wall-finishing as part of contemporary creations or as part of the restoration of old buildings, thanks to mineral coatings.

He is involved in the analysis and diagnosis of projects ; putting forward and arguing an aesthetic choice ; carrying out approved decisions in line with the implementation instructions provided in the form of plans, drawings, sketches ; preparing the site ; implementing the materials according to the specifications and following the progress of the work.

A matter painter/colour artist in wall decoration can operate as freelancer or as part of a company, either as team leader or under the control of a foreman.

Objectives of the course

To train and/or perfect the knowledge of professionals in restoration of built heritage and in the creation of contemporary wall decoration.

Duration

  • Full-time course (35h/week)
  • Length : 1169h
  • Stage of apprenticeship and acquisitio of knowledge of techniques and basic practical experience aplied to the domain of walls.
  • Perfection stage in decorative finishings.

Teaching

  • Preparation of the walls
  • Colour
  • Workshops in mineral coatings : lime, plaster, clay...
  • Decorative renderings in clay and clay painting
  • Distremper painting
  • Composition workshop
  • Chemistry of materials
  • Architecture
  • Reading of plans - Plotting – Measurements - Making out a specification sheet – Legislation

Download th Registration form for the training as a Matter painter/Colour artist in wall decoration

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