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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.

£145
Dorset
MAKE, PAINT and UPHOLSTER Learn to upholster your very own footstool using modern techniques and materials. Learn how to paint the legs for your stool using the amazing Frenchic Furniture Paint to match or contrast with your fabric. All in a fun and friendly environment here in Wimborne, Dorset and all under the watchful eye of our Master Upholsterer. All you need to bring is a smile and 1 meter of fabric.
£125
Gloucestershire - Next course on 19th June 2018
Our courses are aimed at those of you who have never painted furniture before, or who have flirted-with but would like to develop their skills. The courses will cover the most basic techniques, along with a generous dose of furniture painting ideas in a relaxed manner. The intention is to cover everything that you need to know to get started in re-styling furniture and the workshop will be very many hands on. Whether you just...
£99.95
Essex - Next course on 25th July 2018
ShabbyAnd’s… Advance Furniture Painting Workshop using Autentico Special Effects Looking paint. If you’ve been on the beginners workshop, you’ll know that the workshops are a great way of learning new skills. To a New level and beyond….. Autentico advance techniques workshop will take your furniture to the next level. Ann our Shabby Queen will show you how to use different techniques using other Autentico mediums to create some stunning effects. All of our workshops are...
£120
Norfolk - Next course on 21st June 2018
This course is delivered by a qualified instructor who has over 8yrs of teaching experience in Further Education and trade skills, experience and qualifications in Furniture/Cabinet Making, Furniture Restoration as well as Carpentry and Joinery. Do you… …like to see new life brought back into old and boring furniture? …have an interest in distressed painted wooden items? …lack experience working with wood or painting it but would love to learn more? If you answered yes...
£140
Hampshire - Next course on 21st July 2018
"The Complete Chair Makeover" workshop in which we revive a vintage chair with Annie Sloan chalk paint & upholstery. It's a full day and great fun, places are limited to 5 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 step. She has a relaxed and friendly style of teaching. A...
£69
Hampshire - Next course on 30th June 2018
The course runs 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. Topics covered include: - Annie Sloan Chalk Paint uses - Application techniques - Colour blending - Wax use & application - Stencilling - Texturing - Finishes including crackled effect, distressing, two tone and washes Stephanie is your tutor for the day, she has a relaxed and...
£69
Surrey - Next course on 8th September 2018
Learn how to transform furniture using chalk paint Come along and learn how to use this incredible paint, then go away inspired to tackle your projects at home. This is a friendly and relaxed furniture painting workshop set in the gorgeous Summerhouse at Packhouse. During this 3 hour course step by step instruction will be given along with an instruction sheet and the chance to ask any questions. You will have a chance to experiment...
£89
Greater London - Next course on 23rd June 2018
As featured in Ideal Home and Mollie Makes Magazine! One day Annie Sloan Chalk Paint™ Beginners Workshops. Learn Chalk Paint™ decorative paint basic techniques from paint distressing to gilding and everything in between 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 (Techniques 1) will equip the beginner with the basic skills required to get started on their...
£69
Hampshire - Next course on 30th June 2018
The course runs 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. Topics covered include: - Annie Sloan Chalk Paint uses - Colour mixing - Image Transfer - Crackle glazing - Stencils & layering - Texturing - Gilding with loose leaf Stephanie is your tutor for the day, she has a relaxed and friendly approach. A jewellery designer...
£60
West Midlands - Next course on 26th September 2018
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 content of the course will be to decorate a wall hanging dinner plate with canal art roses, daisies and a canal art castle scene using enamel boat paint, sign writer’s brushes...