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Career and Education Opportunities for Decorative Painters

In general, decorative painters paint, coat, or decorate articles, such as furniture, glass, or leather.

Select a state from the map below to find education opportunities to begin your Decorative Painter career.


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JOB DESCRIPTION: Decorative Painter

Decorative painters clean and maintain tools and equipment, using solvents, brushes, and rags. Finally, decorative painters apply coatings, such as paint or lacquer, to safeguard or decorate workpiece surfaces, using spray guns or brushes.

Every day, decorative painters are expected to be able to control objects and devices with precise control. They need to distinguish between colors. It is also important that they see details at a very fine level of focus.