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Artworks Workshops - 2013

Whether you're a "creative homeowner" looking for that perfect decorative finish to embellish your home or a "professional decorative artisan" seeking to update your skills, we have a class for you.

 

Spokane's Workshops for 2014

Decorative Paint, Plaster & Concrete Overlay Classes - 2014

 

Whether you are a "creative homeowner" looking for that perfect decorative finish to embellish your home or a "professional decorative artisan" seeking to update your skills, we have a class for you. 

Workshop Calendar

Artisan Cabinet & Furniture Finishes

Chalk Paint® Classes:

   First Saturday Chalk Paint® Demos: An introduction to Chalk Paint®. Learn Annie Sloan's most popular two color distress technique...

   First Saturday Open Studio: We are opening our studio space to you on the first Saturday of the month. Here’s your chance to try new colors combined with your own creativity  using our Chalk Paint® and supplies.

    Trois Chic French Look: Learn three of Annie Sloan's decorative painting techniques to create the Shabby Chic French look...

    Basic Stenciling Techniques: Details coming soon.

    Gilding & Foiling: Create a formal French Look featuring Chalk Paint® combined with composition leaf, designer patterned foils...

    Modern Boho Finishes: Start with a modern finish and shift toward boho chic as we plan a piece of wall art...

    Wood Icing 101: Learn to transform boring, flat surfaces into beautiful, interesting "one of a kind" works of art...

    Restoration Hardware Looks: Liming and Cerused finishes are quite popular right now...

    Fabric Painting & Dying: Become an expert on painting and dying with Chalk Paint®. We will learn the best fabric choice...

    Wax on Wax off: Details coming soon.

    Deco Transfers: Add an artistic twist to furniture, home décor, cabinet doors, and even create unique one-of-a-kind wall art using Annie Sloan Decoupage Varnish...

    Arrange a Private Painting Party: Make creative seasonal decorations or plan a baby shower, bridal party, birthday party, etc.

    Stencil It!: Annie Sloan's versatile Chalk Paint® is durable enough to walk on! You will learn the basics of stenciling as you complete a 2'x3' floor cloth or a 1'x6' table runner...

    All About Crackles: This hands-on technique workshop will introduce you to a myriad of crackle techniques using Chalk Paint®, crackle mediums and craquelure varnish...

    Chalk Paint® Mixology: We will create multitudes of color recipes for your own “Color Book” to be used as a designer’s reference...

    Rustic Luxe: In this class you will use combinations of metallic paints, pigments, powders, and waxes with Chalk Paint®.

    Cabinet Rehab: Update tired cabinets with Chalk Paint®! Bring a cabinet door (no larger than 18x24) or a drawer front from your own kitchen or bath. You will learn to test the existing finish to determine what surface prep is needed.

    "When Color Sings": Tips on choosing color to create harmony in your environment.  Features Devine Color.

 

Mixed Media

    Fabulous Foils: Combine metallic foils, metallic plasters, textured plasters and stenciling to create contemporary finishes appropriate for walls and furniture applications.

 

Designer Plasters

    Designer Plasters Your Way: We are setting aside specific days to help you create ANY TWO samples from the sample boards in our showroom. Colors can be adjusted to your specific project.

    Create A Forest: Our most popular feature walls at our recent home shows have been walls embellished with embossed pine or aspen trees. You will have your choice of patterns to choose from as you create your "forest."

 

Decorative Concrete Overlays

For beginners:

    SkimStone Basics: An introduction to the SkimStone Decorative Finishing System. Class fees will be credited if you choose to continue training in the SkimStone Decorative Concrete Overlay system.

    Encore Decorative Concrete Countertop Finishing System: Our "SkimStone" decorative concrete overlay system is now available in kit form... enough to cover 50 square feet.

Comprehensive training for professional artisans and do-it-yourselfers:

    SkimStone Pattern & Textures: Enjoy learning more complex techniques and combinations of aggregates mixed with the SkimStone™ products to add to your product knowledge. PRE-REQUISITE: SkimStone Basics

    Milestone NEW: Apply decorative concrete overlays to vertical surfaces....walls, fireplaces, shower stalls as well as the traditional horizontal surfaces.

    Artisan Decorative Concrete Countertop Workshop: Learn cutting edge technology of the Granicrete and AuraStone countertop finishing systems.

    More ARTISAN Countertop Finishes: Take your Granicrete/AuraStone surface finishes to a new level.

    Artisan SuperTops: Phenomenal Mixed Median Decorative Concrete Countertop Phinishes: Focuses on luxurious, artistic finishes that will take your countertops or tabletops to a whole new level for high end residential, commercial and hospitality work.

    Create A Forest: Our most popular feature walls at our recent home shows have been walls embellished with embossed pine or aspen trees. You will have your choice of patterns to choose from as you create your "forest."

 

Private Consultation Workshop: One-on-one technique training specific to your application.

 

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