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Brush-Ups, Collaroy

Mini Brush Ups course at the Porter's Collaroy store - Saturday 3rd June, 2017 from 9.30am to 11.30am. $25.00 per person.

You are invited to join a mini Brush Ups course at our Mascot store. Come in and get hands on with store manager Pam Isherwood who will be teaching how to apply five of her favourite Porter's Paints speciality finishes. You are invited to create your own sample boards, learning tips and tricks along the way. The cost is $25.00 payable on the night. All materials are included and there will be some light refreshments (coffee, tea and biscuits). Spaces are limited and bookings are essential. Call the Collaroy store on 9971 5877 or email collaroy@porters.com.au to secure your place.


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Painting Masterclass, Mascot

One day class, available classes:

Saturday 1st July, 2017. 9.00am - 3.00pm. Porter's Paints Mascot showroom. $135 per person.

Morning Tea and Lunch included.

Each participant is required to bring something you wish to paint, such as a piece of timber furniture (preferably raw or previously painted in acrylic), or terracotta or cement planter pots.

During this one day hands-on workshop you will learn techniques for numerous speciality finishes and will be guided on applying your chosen finish from our range of Porter's Speciality Finishes on your piece. Our speciality finishes include however are not limited to; Chalk Emulsion, Lime Wash, Wood Wash and Liquid Iron & Instant Rust.

This class is taught by Rebecca Neill, a painting finishes specialist. Rebecca has been running her own business Set For Art for the last 21 years and has extensive qualifications and experience in furniture and joinery painting, working with some leading international and local designers.

Maximum of 8 students to a workshop.

Contact the Mascot store 9017-1763 or email: mascot@porters.com.au to book your place.


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Chalk Emulsion Basics, New Farm

Porter's Paints New Farm showroom. $85 per person.

Morning Tea and 1 x 500ml Chalk Emulsion included.

Half day class, avialable classes:

Saturday 1st July, 2017. 9.30am - 1.00pm.

Friday 28th July, 2017. 9.30am - 1.00pm.

This class covers the basic techniques using our own Porter's Chalk Emulsion - a decorative matt finish with a soft chalky appearance, perfect for painting furniture. Learn how to select colour, prepare, apply and produce distressed and stylish effects with the product and how to finish your piece with our range of waxes. Porter's Chalk Emulsion will transform your furniture item into a beautiful feature piece.

Each student is required to bring a small piece timber furniture, preferably raw or previously painted in acrylic.

This class is taught by Jan Searle, the New Farm showroom manager and a well renowned colourist.

Maximum of 8 students to a class.

Contact the New Farm store (07 3254 0555 or email: newfarm@porters.com.au) to book your place.


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Brush-Ups, Mascot

Mini Brush Ups course at the Porter's Mascot store - Wednesday 26th July, 2017 from 6.30pm to 8.30pm. $25.00 per person.

You are invited to join a mini Brush Ups course at our Mascot store. Come in and get hands on with store manager Bethany Chapman who will be teaching how to apply five of her favourite Porter's Paints speciality finishes. You are invited to create your own sample boards, learning tips and tricks along the way. The cost is $25.00 payable on the night. All materials are included and there will be some light refreshments (coffee, tea and biscuits). Spaces are limited and bookings are essential. Call the Mascot store on 9017-1763 or email mascot@porters.com.au to secure your place.