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Courses & Classes

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!


Chalk Emulsion one day course

Next class: Saturday 17th September, 2016. 9am - 2pm. Porter's Paints Leichhardt show room. $150 per person.

This hands-on workshop covers the latest techniques using our own Porter's Chalk Emulsion - a decorative and elegant matt finish with a soft chalky appearance, perfect for painting furniture. Learn how to select colour, prepare, apply and produce distressed and stylish effects with the product and how to finish your piece with our range of waxes. Porter's Chalk Emulsion will transform your furniture item into a beautiful feature piece.

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. The piece of furniture must not be waxed.

This class is taught by Bethany Hanna, a colourist and special painting finishes specialist, with a maximum of 6 students to a workshop. All materials used during the workshop are included 1 litre of a Porter's Chalk Emulsion is yours to take home. Lunch and refreshments are provided.

Contact the Leichhardt store (9572-6022 or email leichhardt@porters.com.au) to book your place.



Mini Brush Ups course at the Porter's Leichhardt store - Wednesday 17th August, 2016 from 6.30pm to 8.30pm

You are invited to join a mini Brush Ups course at our Leichhardt store. Come in and get hands on with store manager Bethany Hanna who will be teaching how to apply six of her favourite Porter's speciality finishes. You are invited to create your own sample boards, learning tips and tricks along the way. The cost is $25.00 payable on the night and each person receives a FREE gift of a 500ml can of Chalk Emulsion, tinted to your favourite colour. All materials are included and there will be some light refreshments (coffee, tea and biscuits). Spaces are limited and bookings are essential. Call the Leichhardt store on 9572-6022 or email leichhardt@porters.com.au to secure your place.