We are a small natural finishes distribution company located in Montreal, Quebec. We are looking for 1 or 2 people to participate in an internship project. The person(s) we are looking for must be autonomous, have a good sense of organization, be meticulous in their work and be able to work in a team. Below are the details of the proposed internship.
Title of the Internship
General Objective of the Internship
Research on the physical behavior and aesthetic rendering of different traditional finish materials such as natural oils for wood, lime, casein, clay in different forms: paint, plasters of various granulometries, Tadelakt, etc.
This project will have several aspects. Among other things, there will be the implementation of materials (in the workshop) to determine certain behaviors (resistance, setting time, permeability to water runoff, etc.) There will also be an aesthetic research to highlight the decorative side of these materials by variations in the installation according to different recipes used, including tinting and application of various protective finishes on a given material.
The results of this project will be used to enhance the aesthetics of the showroom and to create visual presentations for craftsmen, architects and other audiences. The result will be high quality visual displays and a better understanding of the behavior of the materials displayed.
The internship is unpaid. It will be executed in a workshop and supervised by a master painter decorator.
Negotiable depending on availability