I hired John to paint walls in my new condo. He advised me on how to prepare the walls myself (in order to save some money). When I had completed the preparation, John came to paint the finish coats. He ordered paints for me, a marvelous paint called ''Aglaia'' (rhymes with ''papaya''), which is completely natural and non-toxic. John mixed colors to match my description and samples, and then painted. He kept in good communication with me while we were preparing to work. Arrived on time and took care to cover floors to avoid drips and spills. I recommend John, both for his natural materials and his easy going manner. He also does a technique called ''lazure'' painting shown on his website, but this is not what I had done.