BYO Furniture Workshop

Chalk Paint Furniture Workshop


Join us in the wonderfully inspirational Studio space in our Gallery in Maitland High Street.

Come and learn different Mineral Chalk Paint™ techniques plus how to use Dixie Belle Soft Waxes to get that amazing Professional Finish on your own Furniture Projects

We believe the best way to really learn and have the confidence to paint furniture at home is to paint an actual piece of furniture. In this "Paint your own Piece" workshop , you bring your own!

This workshop covers basic furniture painting, waxing, and distressing (if you choose). Leave with a finished piece of hand painted furniture done by you!

With access to the Dixie Belle  colour palette, you'll be free to create a custom piece perfect for your home. You'll get to use all our favourite tools: wax brushes, paint brushes, artist brushes, etc

Plus receive a 10% discount on Dixie Belle products on the day.

This course is suitable for complete beginners, those who have used the products before or for the more advanced who would like a refresher..

The Workshop will run for approximately 3-4 hours.

Dixie Belle Mineral Chalk Paint is a fabulous paint which can be used to update both old and new furniture and accessories. In this class we will cover everything from what to paint, how to prepare, paint and finish your piece to colour ideas and plenty of inspiration to get you started. If there’s something at your place you’ve been itching to change, this class will definitely give you all you need to get started.

Students looking to paint a dark piece with a Lighter or white paint will need to prime their piece prior to the class** So Please call Lorna the studio for. advice prior to the day on what to use

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What you will learn

  • Dixie Belle Paint Techniques
  • Knowledge and understanding of working with Mineral Chalk Paint

What you will get

  • All Materials & use of Dixie Belle Mineral Chalk Paints

What to bring

  • Enthusiasm
  • Small Mirror - Chair - Stool - Side table - Frame - Bedside table

What to wear

Closed Toe Shoes & Hair Band

Appropriate for

Complete Beginners to Painting Enthusiasts & Renovators. This class is suited to: Adults over 16 years keen to learn about paint finishes.

Levee Art Studios

66 Reviews

Creative Workshops are popular with beginners and more experienced artists.

Lorna has an easy teaching style and embraces new techniques and mediums with enthusiasm which is contagious.

There are No Mistakes - Only Endless Possibilities in these amazing Fun Workshops where Vibrant and Juicy Colours are used.

Most of our Workshops are about 3-4 hours in duration and you can hang what you create at home the very next day

We cater for Individuals & Groups

Jump on and book a Workshop today - You will not to be disappointed

Be careful though! – Our Workshops are Addictive and we often see our students again and again

The Levee Art Gallery & Studios is an Australian Registered Businesses

Run by Creative Director & Art Trainer – Lorna Ballantyne Epps

Workshops are available all across Australia  overseas 

Find out more about us at  www.leveeartgallery.com.au

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5.0 (1 review)
03 August 2021BYO Furniture Workshop
The BYO Furniture workshop was not only loads of fun but it was so beneficial in learning how to use different products, tools and techniques. Lorna was has a wealth of knowledge and was so supportive and encouraging throughout the day. Thank you for a wonderful workshop, I look forward to coming back again.

Refund Policy

Please note: All classes apart from the Advanced Resin Layering Workshop - require a minimum of 6 participants to go ahead. If in the instance there are not enough students you will be transferred to the next available class 

In the event of a workshop being cancelled, your booking will be refunded in full.

In the case of you not being able to attend a workshop you will be refunded as follows:

Less The booking fee charged by WeTeachMe or transferred to another workshop or date. This workshop incurs a booking fee included in the price. 

Any cancellations within 10 days before the workshop will receive a half refund, and within 1 week one Third of the total workshop cost.

No-shows on the day will not be refunded. A credit or transfer will not be issued. 

We will be as reasonable as possible in light of Covid and on a case by case basis,  but unless a workshop is cancelled and you do not show up on the day we will not refund for last minute cancellations

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Terms & Conditions

Please see the cancellation policy below

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