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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.

£69
Hampshire - Next course on 20th January 2018
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...
£145
Dorset - Next course on 7th April 2018
MAKE, PAINT and UPHOLSTER Saturday 7th April 2018-Sunday 8th April 2018 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...
£140
Hampshire - Next course on 27th January 2018
"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...
£89
Greater London - Next course on 20th January 2018
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...
£70
S Yorkshire - Next course on 3rd December 2017
Our furniture painting course is taught by Gillian Blanshard, an expert in the field who has been successfully buying and selling painted furniture for over 30 years. The course is situated within our beautiful barn in Hooton Pagnell. You will learn how to prepare the furniture, paint using Craig & Rose chalk paint and wax (distressing optional), then take your creation home. Half way throughout the course, we'll take a 45 minute break to enjoy...
£69
Hampshire - Next course on 20th January 2018
The course runs 2 - 5pm 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 Colour mixing Image Transfer Crackle glazing Stencils & layering Texturing Gilding...
£65
Surrey - Next course on 27th January 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...
£60
West Midlands - Next course on 13th January 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 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...
£60
Cambridgeshire
Chalk paint workshops will be run by Sue, who previously ran her own shop Squires Exquisites, where she upcycled and hand painted pre loved furniture. She is now concentrating on workshops, on line selling and commissions. You will have a relaxed, fun and informative day, where you can try your hand at shabby chic furniture painting. This course is suitable for students who would like to have a go at furniture painting but would prefer...
£79
Essex - Next course on 19th March 2018
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...