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Brush-Ups, Mascot

Mini Brush Ups course at the Porter's Mascot store - Wednesday 3rd May, 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.


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Timber Washes & Effects Masterclass, Mascot

Saturday 29th April, 2017. 9.30am - 3pm. Porter's Paints Mascot showroom. $155 per person.

Morning Tea, Lunch and 1 x 500ml Wood Wash x1 500ml Eggshell Acrylic included.

This hands-on workshop covers the latest techniques using Porter's Wood Wash - a translucent coating that subtly softens and ages the appearance of bare timber. Learn how to select colour, prepare, apply and produce distressed and stylish effects, such as driftwood with the product and how to finish your piece with our range of waxes. Porter's Wood Wash 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. The piece of furniture must not be varnished or waxed.

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:

Tuesday 28th March, 2017. 9.30am - 1.00pm.

Saturday 29th April, 2017. 9.30am - 1.00pm.

Tuesday 30th May, 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. The piece of furniture must not be varnished or waxed.

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, Leichhardt

Mini Brush Ups course at the Porter's Leichhardt store - Thursday 4th May, 2017 from 6.30pm to 8.30pm. $25.00 per person.

You are invited to join a mini Brush Ups course at our Leichhardt store. Come in and get hands on with store manager Michelle 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 Leichhardt store on 9572-6022 or email leichhardt@porters.com.au to secure your place.