Workshop Information

Timetable Guidelines

 

10:45 – 11:00 | Participants Arrive
  • Take individuals before shots with their piece of furniture
  • Get class members to like your Facebook page and checkin at your store on Facebook
  • Get class members to like Mezzie and Frank Chalk effects Facebook page
11:00 – 11:30 | Introduction
  • Assess each class members piece to be painted to see if it requires additional preparation i.e. tannins, metal, laminateetc
  • Class members to wipe clean their piece
11:30 – 12:00 | Class members paint first coat on piece
  • If you get everyone to paint first coat in white to get feel for brush strokes and also to give blank canvas to work from
12:00 – 12:30 | Demonstration
  • Lime wash / Colour Wash
  • 2 Colour layering
  • Dark wax application
NB
  • It is important that before putting a second or third coat that the previous one is dry
  • If it is not dry you may need to put it in the sun or use a hair dryer
12:30 – 1:00 | Class members paint a second coat on furniture piece
  • Discuss with them prior to putting next on the finish they want to achieve on the piece as this will determine whether or not they apply a third coat
1:00 – 1:30 | Lunch (provided by you)
1:30 – 2:00 | Class members paint a third coat on piece
  • While class are painting on another coat begin talking to them about other projects they may want to do
  • Promote paint sale for the day by talking about the offer you have for today only is 20% off today only on start up pack
2:00 – 2:30 | Demonstration
  • crackle finish | sanding | waxing | dyeing
2:30 – 4:00 | Class Members to sand and wax their piece
  • Individual after photos when finished

 

Workshop Information