American Paint Co. classes: January & February

 

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Furniture Painting classes now available with all-natural clay/chalk/mineral paint by American Paint Company. No sanding, priming or stripping necessary! Learn the techniques of beautifully painted furniture with small group sessions to fit your schedule. Space is limited. Wear your painting clothes and expect to have fun!

Pre-payment registration required… email to register: ginger@SeriousFunArtStudio.com

Paint Made Easy  BYOF! Bring your own furniture for this 3-hour introduction to American Paint Company’s all-natural products. A small end table, stool, or plant stand that YOU can carry will be a great hands-on project to turn brown furniture into something lovely! You’ll learn single-layer painting, wet distress, wax finishes, and more. Price includes use of paints, wax, and brushes to accomplish your project. Snacks and aprons provided. $125. 2 sessions offered on Saturday, January 25th 9:00-noon and 1:00-4:00.
 
Painted Frame  BYOF! Bring your own wood picture frame for this mini-version of Paint Made Easy. 11 x 17 frame or smaller, textured and in solid shape. (We also have some available for $5.) You’ll learn single-layer painting, wet distress, wax finishes, and more! Price includes use of supplies to accomplish your beautifully painted picture frame in 1 hour. Hang in your home or give as a gift. $45. Monday,  January 20th at 2:00 pm or Monday, January 27th at 7:00pm.
 
Custom Color  Create endless shades of gorgeous colors with APC clay/chalk/mineral paint, mix-ins, and finishes! Learn color theory and the keys to color balance in home decor. If you’re looking to color-match something specific, bring the curtain or pillow and we’ll experiment to find your personalized paint blend. You’ll learn all-natural paint basics and more, making sample boards and a color recipe booklet to take home. Class covers mica shimmer, dark wax, and glazes too! $75 for 2 hours. Monday, February 10th 2:30-4:30.
 
Ultimate APC Learn all the techniques we use and the secrets to getting great furniture painting results! Replicate high-end furniture and home decor finishes to turn drab items into fantastic! This workshop is a hands-on immersion into American Paint Co. all-natural products to create antique, French, and shabby-chic looks. You’ll complete several sample boards and learn basic to advanced faux finishing & terminology. No previous experience necessary. In our 4 hours, we’ll cover smooth paint application, dry brush, mica shimmer, two-color vintage, wet/dry distress, American Grit, image transfer, crackle, stencil, decoupage, topcoat, glaze finish, wax application, leafing, milk paint demo. Technique workbook with recipe sheets included. Sign up with a friend and spend the day being creative! $150 includes catered lunch and all supplies. Saturday, February 8th 10:00-2:00.

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"I've used these shortcuts to get students making wax art fast in my live encaustic workshops! Great jump start so you can fast-track your learning curve and move to more complex experimentation."

~Ginger, artist & instructor,

Serious Fun Art Studio


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