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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 the best lunch in Waterloo!


Basic Furniture Painting

Next classes: Saturday 22nd November, 2014. Classes held at our Waterloo showroom.

This hands-on course covers the basic techniques involved in painting furniture. Learn how to prepare your pieces, tricks of the trade with application and experiment with different products to produce different looks including Chalk Emulsion, Milk Paint, acrylic paints, Liquid Iron, Duchess Satin and many more. Techniques include striping, antiquing, distressing and French Provincial. Students to bring their own piece of furniture to decorate. This class is taught by Ludi Braga, manager of the Waterloo store.

For classes in Sydney ONLY - either book through our on-line shop, or fax through the enrolment form.



Next class: Saturday 13th December, 2014at our NEW FARM store in Brisbane

This course offers home decorators, interior designers and trade painters the chance to experiment with Porter's Paints range of interior wall finishes. These workshops provide a hands-on experience with tips and tricks shared in the course.

The workshop will be a hands-on experience where you can complete a sample board in each finish. Learn how to replicate beautiful decorative textures such as ancient bronze, the soft grey patina of architectural zinc, and aged metallic finishes like rusted iron and aged copper. We also cover the use of Crackle Medium, Chalk Emulsion and many more. If you have a sample of the surface you intend to paint, bring it along and we'll test it and advise the best products to use and necessary preparation.

Book through our on-line shop (click this link), or complete this registration form and send with your payment to the address of the location of the course below or fax to (02) 9699-5322 or email enquiries@porters.com.au. Please attention your envelope, fax or email to Suzanne Jelley.