Fri, May 19|
The Rusty Gate
Learn To Paint Furniture workshop! BYO Small Piece To Paint
Learn furniture painting basics and paint your own small piece in this guided hands-on workshop.
Time & Location
May 19, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
The Rusty Gate, 448 S Pine St, Burlington, WI 53105, USA
About the event
BRING YOUR OWN PIECE TO CLASS AND LEAVE WITH A MASTERPIECE
Do you want to learn how to make over furniture with chalk paint? Have a piece of furniture sitting around you have been dying to paint but not sure where to start? GET READY and JOIN IN in this furniture painting basics class where pro painter Susie Myres will teach you and guide you through the entire process of proper furniture painting. Your ticket gets you all the instruction you will need to transform your piece and learn the basics of chalk painting to start you on the path of transforming anything you can imagine!
No experience necessary! Beginners and advanced users welcomed in this SMALL CLASS, with limited seating to ensure high levels of instruction and attention. Learn to clean, prep, properly paint and seal furniture for a long lasting professional finish. .
PIECES MUST BE SMALL ENOUGH TO BE CARRIED IN WITH ONE HAND, BY ONE PERSON OR LESS THAN 24" X 24" TO ENSURE PLENTY OF ROOM AND ABILITY TO FINISH YOUR PIECE IN THE ALLOTTED TIME.
Types of pieces that would work well for this class
- Small end table
- Small cabinet
- Small shelf or other decorative accessory
All items must be approved by the class instructor prior to bringing to class.
This class will cover the following topics:
* Choosing the right furniture piece to paint
* The basic tools and supplies you will need
* Preparing your piece and planning your finished look
* Hands-On painting and fundamentals
* Painting fundamentals
* Finishing touches - sealing options for lasting durability
Class includes use of instructor's brushes, primer, sanding supplies and sealers. PAINT IS NOT INCLUDED IN CLASS PRICE. However, In stock chalk paint paint can be purchased for 40% off retail price on class day or student can bring in the paint of their choice they would like to use. It is recommended to confer with the instructor to ensure the chosen paint will work well for the class.
Are you ready? Register now and secure your seat because space is highly limited. Minimum age for this class is 12 years of age.
Some Important Things To Know:
What can I bring into the class?
You will need to bring in your table or piece to paint. It must be small enough to hand carry and complete within the class time frame.
You may bring your favorite paint or beverage and snacks. No hard liquor please. We will be serving light appetizers and refreshments
Do I need to bring any tools or supplies?
All tools and non-paint supplies for this class will be provided for the students. Paint must be purchased (40% OFF) OR BROUGHT TO CLASS
Should I wear special clothing for painting?
That's up to you. Full bib aprons will be provided, however 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!
Furniture Painting Workshop
Ticket includes admission, use of bib apron, all clean/prep/brushes/supplies and materials, (except paints) class instruction and light refreshments.