Decorative Finish Artist


About The Artist

Luisa Schanuel was born in Spain but raised in Australia.  At a very young age, Luisa was inspired and personally trained by her famous uncle Rafael Oller who was a well known artist in Spain. 

Through the years, Luisa continued to cultivate her artistic skills through the completion of drawing and tole painting classes in Texas and Virginia. 

In addition, Luisa has attended professional faux finishing classes at:

  • The Faux Finish School in Louisville, Kentucky with master Faux Finish expert and educator Martin Alan Hirsch.

  • Donna's Design Studio in Atlanta, Georgia with Donna O'Rourke Mabrey who has been featured in many faux finish magazines and whose work was featured on HGTV.

  • Advanced stenciling classes in Louisville, Kentucky with nationally renowned stencil designer Melanie Royals who has appeared as a guest on HGTV.

Luisa is a member of:

  • The Capital Area Stencilers

  • Society of Decorative Painters

  • The Stencil Artisans League.


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A Touch Of Faux
Arlington, Virginia

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