Come learn more about the building arts with the Y&EP groups at their next event: The Art of French Polish
An overview of the craftsmanship of antique restorations and fine custom finishes provided by Thomas Riley Artisans’ Guild and Acanthus International, Inc. with instruction by Mark Billane to educate and introduce young and emerging professionals to time honored trades that are slowly disappearing. Participants will be able to try their hand at the French Polish on their own candleholder (shown above) that they will be able to take home.
Mark Billane is an internationally recognized master wood finishing artist. Mark is the co-owner and operator of Acanthus International, one of the world’s leading specialized wood refinishing and antique restoration companies, that produces unique and beautiful wood finishes to clients all over the world.
Students will be required to bring and wear facial coverings/masks, unless eating or drinking, adhering to all COVID-19 mandated PPE Protocol per Palm Beach County. Instructor will provide aprons, gloves, all class materials, and refreshments. Instructor will provide instructions and handouts for students on the day of the course to take home.
Cost: Free with email RSVP. Space is limited, please RSVP to reserve your spot! Email Cecilia McCammon, Y&EP Co-Chair, at email@example.com or click the RSVP button below.
Meeting location: Acanthus International Showroom
429 25th Street, West Palm Beach, FL 33407
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At the end of the course, participants will be able to:
Thomas Riley Artisans’ Guild
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