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Furniture painting, chalk paint and shabby chic courses, classes and workshops are taught all across the UK. Want to learn to transform your old furniture? Create fresh, modern objects of elegance and comfort from old, with this range of courses and workshops in furniture painting and restoration. Tutors may cover restoring, up-cycling and painting furniture - it's an extremely satisfying business! Learn the techniques of shabby chic, correct sanding, french polishing and painting strokes and how to complete basic repair work.

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Next course on 21st January 2017
As featured in Ideal Home and Mollie Makes Magazine! One day Annie Sloan Chalk Paint™ Beginners Workshops - held one Saturday each month, 10am-2pm at Volcano Coffee House, 40 Martell Rd, London SE21 8EN Learn Chalk Paint™ decorative paint basic techniques from paint distressing to gilding and everything inbetween in small groups in an informal and relaxed environment under the supervision of an instructor trained by Annie Sloan herself. Our Annie Sloan Chalk Paint Workshop...
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Next course on 25th January 2017
The workshops are taken with Pete Davies, Director of Renaissance Originals (Autentico Star Stockists) who has been working with specialist paint products since the 1970s. They take place on specified dates on Wednesdays from 10am-1pm. Course participants are shown how to revamp using shabby chic and basic furniture painting techniques with Autentico Vintage chalk paints and waxes. Stencilling techniques are also taught to those wanting to try these skills. Participants are asked to bring their...
Image for Annie Sloan Chalk Paint Techniques I for Upcycling Furniture at La Di Da Interiors
Next course on 21st January 2017
The course runs 10am - 1pm in our studio near to our shop in Bridge St, Andover. We start with tea & coffee and a chat through projects that you have planned. All materials are provided and refreshments included, we work on a board that you can take away with you (along with your goody bag!) topics covered include: Annie Sloan Chalk Paint uses Application techniques Colour blending Wax use & application Stencilling Texturing Finishes...
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This course is for you when you've completed the beginners course or are already confident using Chalk Paint. We will show you how to stencil, gilding and decoupage. Also recap on painting tips and using the clear and dark wax.After a deli style lunch, In the afternoon you can either paint a piece of your own furniture or one of our large wooden candlesticks to take away with you. Contact us to book your place!
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Next course on 4th March 2017
My name is Julie and I'm an accredited Senior Journeyman in decorative art with the Waterways Craft Guild and I have been teaching narrow boat art for over 12 years. My training course will take place in the log cabin in my garden. The day will start at 10.00 a.m. and end at 4.00 p.m. The content of the course will be to decorate a wall hanging dinner plate with canal art roses, daisies and...
Image for The Annie Sloan Complete Chair Makeover Workshop at La Di Da Interiors
Next course on 25th February 2017
"The Complete Chair Makeover" workshop in which we revive a vintage chair with Annie Sloan chalk paint & upholstery. The chair, all materials and tuition are included as is lunch, it's a full day and great fun, places are limited to 3 per course so it's ideal for friends to book and come along together! Stephanie (the proprietor of La Di Da and avid upcycler) runs the course and will guide you through step by...
Image for Art & Craft Days - Beginners Furniture Painting Workshop with Autentico Chalk Paints
Next course on 18th March 2017
Spend a day at our Butterfly Art & Craft Studio and learn how to paint a small piece of furniture using Autentico Chalk paints. Our tutor specialises in up-cycling character furniture giving it a professional lovingly restored finish. You’ll need to bring a small piece of furniture. We recommend no larger than 50cm x 50cm x 50 cm, don’t worry if you haven’t got anything suitable as we have pieces available from £5.00. Wear some...
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Next course on 21st January 2017
Our workshops cover basic tips and advice on how to apply the paint and wax, achieving the best results. It is a hands-on class which allows you to get stuck into the use of different techniques to achieve the look of old painted furniture. There is no need to have any prior furniture painting experience and you don’t have to be in any way artistic to get great results. The workshop includes: 2 colour distressing,...
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Next course on 4th March 2017
We are based in the beautiful seaside town of Hythe on the South East coast. These courses are designed and structured for students of all abilities to learn a basic understanding of a range of decorative paint techniques and to be comfortable using the paints and glazes used to master them. Courses will be run by Simon Nobs, Director of Snobs Interiors Ltd., with over 30 years experience working as a specialist interior decorator and...
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Next course on 5th February 2017
We are fully Trained and mentored by Annie Sloan and are official stockists. Our full day furniture painting is a great day out as well as a superb learning experience. We have certificates from excellent ratings by former students. Learn in our big,stylish and beautiful barn. we like to keep it fun but informative. You will leave with the skills to paint your own furniture to a high standard.