Furniture Painting for Beginners - Full Day

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Description

Based in beautiful North Wales. At Renewed By Hope studio on Hope Mountain, LL12. Would you love to learn how to paint a piece of furniture from start to finish? Let me show you how. No experience necessary. Learn from an experienced furniture refinisher. I share with you the secrets of getting a smooth, lasting paint finish - and the best tools and products to achieve it. Saving you wasting time and money on lots of expensive brushes and equipment, and still not getting the results you want. **Dates - If you don't see a date to suit you - please get in touch - I am happy to try and accommodate specific date requests, with adequate notice. I can do weekday and weekend dates. What to expect - In this workshop I will take you through the process. And as well as sharing my top tips and advice, learnt from years in the business. You will also have plenty of time to ask any questions you have too. Maximum of 2 participants per workshop. This is a full day workshop 10am until approx. 4pm, with a break for lunch. On the day you will learn about: - selecting your piece - preparation, how and why – including cleaning, filling, sanding - tips for smooth paint finishes, free of brush strokes - essential tools and products to get a professional finish - high quality mineral paint and how to get the best from it - when and how to apply top coat over your paint - paint curing times & how to care for your painted furniture You will be able to select from a range of paint colours, for your item, from my own stock of paint. Please note I am not a paint stockist. If you require a specific paint colour – please let me know in advance. If I don’t have it, I can order it in for you, and there will be an additional charge for the paint. Always happy to discuss paint colours, so just get in touch. What to bring? A small piece of unpainted furniture – i.e. stool, side table – ideally something you can carry with one hand (due to time constraints we can’t do anything bigger in a day). I do ask that you send a picture of your item along with dimensions to me in advance, so we can ensure it is suitable. Wear old clothes and bring an apron that you don’t mind getting paint on. A notebook and pen. Your own lunch. I will provide drinks and snacks and everything you need to complete your project. What will you leave with? – your newly painted piece and lots of new knowledge and skills. The confidence to go away and transform your own furniture at home. Any questions the message me on amanda@renewedbyhope.com If you don't see a suitable date, or require a specific date please get in touch.

What's included in the price?

Everything you will need to complete your project. Drinks and snacks. A hand out to take away of main points of learning.

Duration

6 hours (10:00am to 4:00pm)

Cancellation policy

Easy - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts

Maker

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Renewed By Hope

with Craft Courses since 2022

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Hi, I'm Amanda Hope, a professional furniture refinisher based in Hope, Flintshire, North Wales. I love how paint can totally transform a piece of furniture. I have developed my skills over several years. Now I enjoy sharing my best hints and tips to enable others to gain the confidence to paint furniture.

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Teenagers
  • Parking provided
  • Mother's Day
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Christmas
  • Easter
  • Father's Day
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Venue

Renewed By Hope, Hope Mountain, Caergwrle, Wrexham, Flintshire, LL12 9HE