This is where it all starts... come and be inspired inside Dooney & Daughters, and be immersed in a creative environment full of colour, inspiration, creative energy and endless possibilities.
With beautiful examples of decorative paint finishes in store, visually showcasing all the possibilities and really allowing you to easily grasp the concept and idea's around transforming your furniture and home through our leading & revolutionary paint system.
The carefully designed The Artisan Company "Blueprint" workshop is a hands-on workshop, taken from an interior design approach discussing colours and pairings. Designed to inspire, fill you with the ideas, confidence, technical knowledge, the know-how and tips on how to transform your furniture and space harmoniously through our amazing paint system that requires no sanding or priming and provides a wide creative scope for you and your home when it comes to stunning paint finishes. It's a hands-on introductory workshop where you'll be painting and creating decorative finishes all the way through... great for those who have just started painting and perfect for those who have never painted before.
The workshop covers all the fundamentals of decorative painting to create your beautiful space:
- How to complete a modern finish
- How to layer colours over each other
- How to a create soft restful finishes
- Creating an aged and rustic finish
- How to use and create with metallics
- Coloured waxes
- How to create age & patina
- Accentuate and bring out detailing out of a piece of furniture
- Creating a robust surface for pieces like the dining or coffee table
- Understanding the makeup of the paint system and how to manipulate to create your perfect finish.
It's everything you need to know to paint up a storm and transform your home and no experience necessary! In fact, if you haven't painted, even better!
All materials and tools will be provided within the workshop so you just need to bring yourself and an open mind.
Booking is easy, simply choose your preferred date and add to cart, make an online payment and receive confirmation of your booking. We will send a confirmation email closer to the time to remind you that you have a workshop booked with us. Alternatively, you can book in person in our store at 122 Upland Road in Auckland.
Workshops are run in groups of up to 6 for the optimum learning experience, book early to avoid disappointment. All workshops start at 10am and run for approximately 3 hours.
WHEN: Saturday 17 February, 10 - 1pm
WHERE: Dooney & Daughters, 122 Upland Road, Remuera
Please choose your dates carefully as paint classes are non-refundable. Please note our workshops are designed for participants 16 years of age and over.