* Krista Vind @ Decorative Finishes Studio

RS - Faux Effects Reactive Series; stone, granite, plaster, & glaze

* Lori Le Mare of Lori Le Mare Studio, Canada

Plaster, woodgraining, marbling

* Martin Alan Hirsch @ Decorative Finishes Studio

Faux Effects proprietary products certification

* Mike MacNeil, Freeman of the Trade by The Worshipful Company of Painters, London

Trained in marble, granite, and wood graining techniques

* Rose Wilde, The Wood Icing Company, Foristell, MO

Furniture, Cabinetry and Trim

Renee has traveled extensively for projects that include Nios restaurant under the direction of Martin Alan Hirsch and Krista Vind in Louisville, Ky. The Mural Retaining Wall Gatlinburg, TN. under the direction of Michael Cooper. Traveling from Arkansas for several projects with Marti Carroll of Fauxscapes in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and Krista Vind of Ufauxrea, in Destin, Florida.

* Chandler School of Interior Decorating, Arkansas

Interior decorating, furniture & flower arrangements, rearranging furniture with what you have and house staging.

* Cindy Everette of Designer Faux Finishes, Mississippi

Cabinetry, furniture, trim.

* Bonnye Manning certified instructor Stoney Brooke Wallcoverings

Wallcovering applications

* Gary Lord of Prismatic Painting Studios

Metallic foils, reflective illusions

* Joe Greco of Totem Designs

Stone plasters, metallic plasters, crackle, varnishes, polishing plasters

* Jian Carlo Sagasti of Firenzecolor

Venetian plasters - marmorino, veneziana, marmur, coralo, tuscania, antica, & dune

Renee is also a certified Wood Icing Instructor and a CIR instructor for Caromal Colours. She is a member of the International Decorative Artisans League(IDAL) and Sistershands Decorative Artists Consortium.