Sunday, January 8, 2012


Robyn Story Designs
The "Studio-At-Large"
The Studio-At-Large at Robyn Story Designs is a multi-purpose studio featuring guest instructors presenting workshops on many different artistic disciplines.  Our goal is to help share the talents of many great artists from all over the country with our friends and valued customers!  These classes will be casual, comfortable, and will be geared towards students with a wide variety and level of creative skills.  From novice to expert, we're confident you'll find just the right one for you! 

In addition to our desire to share all the various decorative art mediums, we also want to share many different classes geared toward the DIY market including: simple upholstery, stenciling, floral design, table-scaping and many many more.  The sky is the limit! So if you are interested in presenting a class or taking a class, please read more below and please share this post with you friends and artists who may be interested! All classes will vary in length and price.  
So go ahead and... 

Unleash Your Inner Artist!

Robyn Story Designs Presents
Guest Instructor Series

Steve Wallis

Presenting The Techniques and Process of
Woodgraining and Marbling

When:  Saturday, February 4th, 2012
8am to 5pm
Where: The Studio at Robyn Story Designs
Cost:  $345.00/ Full Day Class

About the Class: 
- The class will be from 8:00 am until 5:00 pm 
 with 1/2 hour for lunch 
- 6 finishes will be taught (see sample image below)
- Sample boards, tools and paint materials will be provided
- The tools will be available for purchase after the class 
- Workbooks will be provided for students with the recipe 
 for each sample already in the book. This will allow the student
 more time to pay attention to the processes and techniques
- Students are encouraged to take notes on all 
 finish demonstrations and activities
About the Artist

Steve Wallis is the owner of Creative Painting Specialists of Jacksonville, Florida.  An artist from a young age, Steve has spent many years learning his craft and has excelled in multiple disciplines and artistic mediums.  His specialties are faux finishes in an old world tradition including Woodgrain, Marbling, Venetian Plaster, and many, many more.  He has completed projects from Florida to Hawaii and hopes that you will enjoy learning the techniques as much as he has enjoyed teaching them!

Click HERE to visit his website, check out the samples and you will be amazed!
Hurry... Spaces for this class are limited!!
Sign Up Online HERE

Or if you prefer...
Contact the Store at (813) 931-9307
for more information or to register by phone with your credit card


  1. How exciting for your locals!!

  2. Wow, I wish I lived closer so I could enjoy this incredible class and get to meet you!