Autentico One Day Furniture Painting Workshop

Duration: 9.30 to 3.30

Price: £89.95

Run by: Ann Cope
at ShabbyAnd...


35a-35b Barfield Road
West Mersea

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About the Course

ShabbyAnd’s… Beginners Furniture Painting Workshop using Autentico Chalk Paints

For many years, Ann Cope has been transforming thousands of pieces of furniture to great acclaim for clients and customers all over the Country. Her West Mersea based business "ShabbyAnd…" is the leading supplier of Autentico Chalk Paint and Ann's workshops are regularly oversubscribed.

All our courses are run at the “Mersea Island Furniture Painting School” founded by Ann Cope.

If you’ve never experienced using chalk paint or you just want to brush up on your skills then this is the workshop for you……

You’ll be working with Ann our Shabby Queen who runs the workshops in a very informal friendly environment. Ann has a flare for furniture painting, is Autentico trained and has many skills, hints and tips to pass onto you.

All of our workshops are great fun and are great to share with a friend or a family member! Book Now

What’s involved and how does it work:

Workshops are run for six hours between 9.30am and 3.30pm.
Workshops run with a maximum of eight people
A great way to make new friends
Learn something new
Bring life back to old furniture
Bespoke party bookings on request
Throughout the workshop you’ll be learning skills and techniques on a board and then using these on your own piece of furniture to give it a new look and lease of life ready to take home with you.

Watching paint dry…

Autentico chalk paint dries so quickly but while it is Ann will be showing you how to use different paint and finishing techniques and of course you’ll need time for those sticky cakes, biscuits, tea, coffee and a light lunch!

What we will cover:

The origins of Autentico chalk paint
How to prepare your piece of furniture
Why you don’t need to sand your furniture
Equipment you will need
How to use Autentico chalk paints effectively
How to create a two colour layering technique
Various ways to distress your piece of furniture
How to create special effects using Autentico’s various waxes
Tips on how to work with different woods and there finishes
And so much more…

Stuff we have to point out to you….

We have the right to cancel a workshop if we do not have enough participants on the day. We will give you at least 7 days notice if we need to cancel. Should we need to cancel we will offer you an alternative date or a full refund.

You would have had a tremendously enjoyable experience on the way through, Ann is determined that the classes will be lots of fun as well as very fulfilling as you acquire all of the skills, learning and techniques that she has picked up over the years.

The "Mersea Island Furniture Painting School" offers a wide variety of workshops, so please take a look at the other courses available.

Maximum 10 people per course.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

All materials included
Lunch provided by a local source
Tea & Coffee and Cake

You will need to bring a small piece of furniture to work on

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Course Start Dates

Sunday 11th February 2018
Wednesday 14th February 2018
Tuesday 27th February 2018
Wednesday 14th March 2018
Sunday 25th March 2018
Tuesday 27th March 2018
Wednesday 11th April 2018
Sunday 22nd April 2018
Thursday 26th April 2018
Wednesday 23rd May 2018
Wednesday 6th June 2018
Sunday 17th June 2018
Tuesday 17th July 2018

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