A 6 month course STARTING March 1st 2018 !
The Complete Guide to Re-Styling Furniture, is an ONLINE course, with a whole package of EXTRAS and starts on the 1st of March. !
Wherever you are in the world, this course is for you whether you just starting out and looking for a solid resource with quality information to get you started or are an experienced painter looking for ideas to take your skill to the next level? Join the shabby.ie club learn at your own pace.
COURSE CONTENT in The Complete Guide to Re-Styling Furniture :
IN THE BEGINING
Is all about how to start, where to start and what you need to gather up in your upcycling kit. You cannot build a house to last years on foundations that are not solid.
You will learn when and if you need to prime a surface and you will learn about the dreaded bleed through, so you will understand what to do if it happens. You will learn what is the best product to clean furniture with and its not sugar soap… ! and you will learn when and how to sand both raw and prefinished pieces.
We start to learn ALL about paint . We use chalk paint, milk paint and we talk about the difference in both and we experiment with different looks so that you can choose the look you want in your projects. We create the shabby chic look using distressing and we create the perfect finish too. We look at the weather beaten look using stains over paint and how to achieve it.
We look at Colour washing. Learn when, where and how you use this technique and a bonus tutorial on how to price for ‘commission’ painting. Something many of you find confusing. And we also cover crackling of paint in this section. phew .. its a busy one.
All about Staining
Here we take an in depth look at staining. Using oil based stains and water based stains and how to create the depth of colour of the old java gel stain.
We look at how to remove wax and prepare furniture for staining or painting. You will see the transformation on this chest of drawers. We talk about prefinished wood and raw wood and how to stain both. And then there is a tutorial on refreshing wood to make it look new again.
Mouldings, Gilding Waxes, Book Artistry
We antique new plastic items and make them look old… you will really enjoy this one.
Decoupage, everything you need to know
Every version of decoupage is covered her. Iron on decoupage using a full napkin Plus The Pitfalls
You will be an expert at decoupage by the end of this month !
Stenciling, Pearl effects ,Gold Leaf and More
You will learn how to us GOLD LEAF , on smaller glass projects but also on furniture.
Example of staining over paint as an aging effect.
A little Bonus Tutorial… Rustic Sign Making Using Typography
ALSO INCLUDED –
- Lifetime membership of our Private Support Group
- Certificate and Presentation on Completion of the Course
- Access to a LIVE monthly Q & A
- Quarterly Workshop Days
- Special discount codes for all products
- Early Bird rates for the Paint For Profit Business Course
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AFTER PURCHASE YOU WILL RECEIVE A CONFIRMATION EMAIL> then you will be emailed your Log in Link ,the day before the course starts.
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