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Thu, Oct 17


The Rusty Gate Studio & Vintage Shop

Intro To Chalk Painting Furniture Demonstration Class

Learn the fundamentals of chalk painting furniture in this step-by-step demonstration by Susie Myres

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Intro To Chalk Painting Furniture Demonstration Class
Intro To Chalk Painting Furniture Demonstration Class

Time & Location

Oct 17, 2019, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

The Rusty Gate Studio & Vintage Shop, 448 S Pine St, Burlington, WI 53105, USA

About the event

Do you want to learn how to chalk paint furniture? 

In this demonstration class, you will earn the basic fundamentals and secrets of transforming furniture with chalk style paint. Whether you are a beginner or experienced painter looking for new tips and techniques, you will learn the proper tools and paints, preparation, application and protection of furniture during the 'makeover' process using chalk style paint. You will also learn how to achieve that farmhouse finish with basic distressing techniques.   


Watch the entire transformation of a piece of furniture in this instructional class led by pro painter and owner of The Rusty Gate, Susie Myres. We will cover all the basics in a step by step demonstration on an actual piece from start to finish. With the information and techniques you will learn in this class, you will be ready to begin painting furniture with confidence! You CAN do it! I will walk you through the entire process. The class consists of lecture, demonstration, and Q&A during each step.  This 3 hr class is $49 and will teach you all the knowledge and confidence to launch into furniture painting. Bring a notebook and pen to take notes and be prepared to learn a lot. Plus, students can use a 15% off coupon for any shop purchases made that night (excluding paint and painting supplies) 

This class will cover the following topics:

* Choosing the right furniture piece to paint

* The basic tools and supplies you will need

* Brushes 101 - why it matters

* Different types of paint and selecting the right one for your desired finish

* Proper preparation techniques - getting the furniture ready to paint

* Painting fundamentals

* Basic distressing techniques 

* Finishing touches - embellishments, waxes and sealing options for lasting durability

Are you ready? Register now and secure your seat because space is highly limited. Why not grab a friend or 2 and do it together? Minimum age for this class is 12 years of age.

Some Important Things To Know: 

What can I bring into the class? 

You may bring your favorite beverage and snacks. We will be serving light appetizers and refreshments  

Do I need to bring any tools or supplies?

All tools and supplies for this class will be provided for the students. 

Should I wear special clothing for painting?

This is a demonstration only class, where the instructor will be doing the painting, so it's up to you. But the instructor IS a messy painter, and who knows how far the paint will be flying (lol)!!  There WILL be creativity and PAINT is involved.

Can I get in touch with you if I have questions?

Call Susie at the shop (262) 457-4180 or send us a message through Facebook Further contact info will be made available on your ticket.

Can I cancel? What's the refund policy? 

We get it, life happens and you may need to reschedule. We will be fully preparing for all students so there are no refunds, but if you need to cancel, your registration can be applied toward any other class.

Still reading? C'MON! let's do this together! it will be fun!


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