Paint Workshop 101

2 1/2 hours long $80.00 per person 

Dates & Times

Saturday February 18th 9:00 - 11:30 am

Thursday February 23rd 6:30 - 9:00pm

Thursday March 9th 6:30 - 9:00pm

Wednesday March 28th 6:30 - 9:00pm

 

You do not need to bring anything; We supply you with aprons and everything you need. At the end of the class you receive a booklet including, tip sheets, colour card, and a one time 10% off coupon to use towards anything paint in the future.

You will be working with 5 different boards achieving 5 popular finish options. Our goal behind this class is to teach you as much as we can in 2 1/2 hrs giving you the confidence to achieve endless beautiful results.

  • Smooth finish board
  • Textured or rustic finish board
  • Two colour distressed finish board
  • Two colour wash board
  • Staining with Chalk Paint™ 
For finishing touches you will learn how to wax with clear and dark antique wax. We will also demonstrate the technique of a dark wax glaze! This class is fun and informative and NO you don't need to be artistic to take this class.

Chalk Paint™ 103

3 hours long $95.00 per person

Dates & Times

Saturday February 18th, 3:00pm-6:00pm

Thursday March 2nd, 6:00pm-9:00pm

You do not need to bring anything; We supply you with aprons and everything you need. At the end of the class you receive a booklet including, tip sheets, colour card, and a one time 10% off coupon to use towards anything paint in the future.

You will be working with two large boards and two small boards. this class is like 'adding the icing to your pieces.' In this class we are working with both Chalk Paint™ by Annie Sloan and Artisan Enhancements products. We encourage you to quickly google Artisan Enhancements... then click "images" button. This in its own will get you excited!!!

  • Image transfer... this is taking computer printed photos or logos and transforming the ink into your paint. 
  • How to do a simple scumble glaze to age pieces or add a pop of colour.
  • Stencilling with "Fine Stone" this is a stone cream to create raised stencil reliefs, embossed looks or a concrete look. This is one of our favourites to do on inexpensive planter pots, transforming them into what looks like a concrete planter.
  • Stencilling with VP Antico...or because of its texture we call it cream cheese. This is the stuff you use to create the walls of Tuscany.
  • Crushed Pearl Plaster pushed through Silk Screens, these are extremely detailed stencil like screens.
  • How to use Gold, Copper & Pewter foil (No this is not gold leaf...this is much better.)
  • Crackle Tex, how to create a heavy beautiful crackle effect.
For finishing touches you will seal pieces with Clear finish sealer. We will also demonstrate the technique of scumble glaze! This class is fun and informative and...NO you don't need to be artistic to take this class. 

    How to sign up?

    Please visit us in-store at the front counter, or fill out our online form below. You can also contact us by phone (250) 877-7778 or email info@heartstringsdecor.com to check the availability of a workshop. 

    View Artisan Enhancements sealers and paint mediums below
     Clear Top CoatPearl PlasterCrackle TexFine StoneVP AnticoScumble Glaze