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Treat yourself to a day of practical fun and information overload - no skill level required. Bring a friend and enjoy tapping into your artistic talents. We also dish up a great lunch!


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Basic Furniture Painting

Next class: Thursday 17th November, 2016. 9am - 2pm. Porter's Paints Mascot show room. $175 per person.

Basic Furniture Painting is a hands-on workshop that covers techniques involved in painting furniture. Experiment with products including Porter's acrylic paints and special finishes; Milk Paint, Duchess Satin, Chalk Emulsion, and many more. Learn how to prepare your pieces and tricks of the trade with application to produce unique statements pieces. Techniques covered include striping, antiquing, distressing, French provincial, stippling and dragging.

Each student is required to bring one piece of furniture, which may be previously painted or varnished or in the natural form of raw timber. A light sanding of the item is suggested before attending the workshop. The piece of furniture must not be waxed.

This class is taught by Rebecca Neill, a special painting finishes specialist, with a maximum of 8 students to a workshop. All materials used during the workshop are included and a Trade Price is available for any materials purchased on the day. Lunch and refreshments are provided.

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