Come and learn how to paint with a smooth, flawless finish and create geometric designs as I do with my Done up North furniture.
You'll get a wooden box to customise with a striking design of your own choice which you keep to take home at the end.
We'll be working with Fusion Mineral Paint which is a cutting edge furniture paint purposely created to be super tough and durable but also great to work with.
You'll get to try any of the almost 60 colours in the range as well as all of the Metallics - and find out just why this fast becoming the go-to furniture paint for professionals! Find out more about Fusion here
We'll explore the step-by-step process of prepping and painting furniture and you'll leave armed with the knowledge of how achieve long-lasting results on your furniture makeover projects.
We'll then work on creating a contemporary design to enhance your piece such as colour blocking or geometric designs using masking tape and I'll show you the techniques I use to ensure the best results every time!
I'll share all my tips and experience for sourcing, upcycling and protective finishes for furniture too.
You can choose to work on a wooden box that you can keep on or you can bring along a small piece of unpainted wooden furniture if you prefer.
This workshop will cover:
Useful contacts and information for sourcing furniture
Preparation of a piece
Painting techniques for a smooth finish
Creating modern designs
Finishes to enhance your project
Advice and support for your future projects including colour selection and prep guidance
You will have access to this ongoing via the Facebook group afterwards too!
No experience is necessary and all abilities are welcome. Wearing clothes suitable for painting is a good idea but an apron will be provided.All other materials will be supplied.
Refreshments will be available during the workshop and there will be plenty of opportunity to ask questions and get advice for your projects while you are painting too.
We'll also give you getting started painting kit, furniture painting guide, and tip and colour cards to take home with you. You can buy products from the Fusion Mineral Paint range paint at a discount on the day.
(If you require any specific colours for your piece or to purchase please let us know in advance so we can make sure to have it available for you)
This workshop is for ages 16 and over.
Workshop time & date: 7pm-9.30pm Thursday 26th September
We also run private workshops for groups or parties such as birthdays, hen parties, etc. Please call us to discuss!
Terms & Conditions:
Full payment is required in advance before attending. The workshops are non-refundable, except in certain circumstances. If you are unable to attend please notify us as soon as you can and we will do our best to transfer you to another date. Please get in touch should you have any issues or if you have any other questions about workshops and we'll do our best to help.
We reserve the right to reschedule a workshop if numbers are too low to make it viable to run or will offer to transfer any bookings to other available dates.