As an Official Stockist of Frenchic® we can ensure that all paints used in our workshops are:
• EN: 71-3 certified
• Child & pet safe
• Environmentally friendly
• Superior coverage
• Creamy and rich consistency
• Little to no odour
• Toxin & Solvent free
• No Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) added
Our standard workshops are listed below. We also run a variety of others and are happy to provide 1:1 sessions and bespoke classes. Just get in touch and keep an eye on our Facebook page at https://m.facebook.com/nestcuriosities/ to see our latest workshops and stories.
Read our painting workshop reviews about a variety of our sessions by clicking on the link below:
▪️Basic skills: involves learning the basics of good preparation and painting techniques. We work on brush techniques and the unique application style of Frenchic, helping you achieve minimal brushstrokes, limiting edge pooling and preventing the overworking of paint, amongst other troubleshooting and useful tips.
▪️Intermediate level: for those who already paint furniture, who are looking to improve their abilities and expand their skills by learning techniques such as layering, distressing, blending, waxing and stencilling. We look at ways of staging your final piece for photography.
▪️Effects and Adornment: includes learning the application of gold, copper or silver leafing. Build up your confidence using other effects such as crackles and glazes. Also, mixing and applying Frensheen metallic minerals making paints, waxes and pastes for furniture and hardware.
We also offer sessions for Advanced Skills, Bespoke packages and even a full 7 week extensive course ‘The Art of Up!’ which teaches you professional furniture refinishing from start to finish.
Get in touch to find out more, or purchase from our website for details and book online.