Nest Furniture Studio run low VOC, eco friendly painting workshops.
It’s quick and easy to book a painting workshop online with our Acuity Scheduling tool.
Just click on this link and choose your date and session.
If you have any questions please get in touch.
As an Official Stockist of Frenchic® Furniture Paints
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.
▪️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.
4 hours – £65 to include a lunch break. Just bring a small to medium piece to work on and an idea of what you’d like to achieve.
▪️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.
4 hours – £70 to include a lunch break. Just bring a small to medium piece to work on and an idea of what you’d like to achieve.
▪️Effects and Adornment: includes learning the application of gold, copper or silver leafing to create our signature cascade effect. 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.
4 hours – £75. To include a lunch break
Just bring a small to medium piece to work on and an idea of what you’d like to achieve.