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Furniture Upcycling and Craft

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Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area
Art and Design, Media, Photography

Mode of Study
Mode of Study
Part Time Evening
Location

Location
Crosskeys Campus

Fees

Fees
TBC

Start Date

Start Date
08 January 2025

Day(s)
Day(s)
Wednesday
Start Time

Start Time
18:00

End Time

End Time
20:00

Duration

Duration
5 weeks

In a nutshell

Fancy getting creative with an upcycling project?

This course covers the basics of furniture painting so you can get stuck into your upcycling projects with confidence and give your furniture a new lease of life. It has been designed for complete beginners, so you can gain a better understanding of the basics of upcycling furniture.

This course is for...

… Anyone who wants to get creative with upcycling furniture.

… Those who want to improve their creative skills in furniture upcycling.

… People who want to learn new skills and techniques that allow them to give furniture a new lease of life.

… Individuals who want to help the environment by saving furniture that would otherwise end up as landfill.

Course content

During this part time course, you'll cover many aspects of furniture upcycling, such as:

  • Preparation, cleaning, and sanding
  • Painting and different paint techniques
  • Staining and waxing
  • Transfers and decoupage

You'll also cover the use of a range of tools and products to carry out your upcycling projects, including sanders, paint brushes, paint, adhesives, clear and coloured waxes, stains and varnishes.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

You will need to attend regularly and have an enthusiasm for upcycling furniture.

Additional information

The School of Creative Arts is offering a suite of courses throughout the year.

The range of courses currently on offer includes:

  • Textiles
  • Ceramics
  • Print Making
  • Photography
  • 3D Printing
  • Creative Wellbeing and Arts Practice
  • DJ Skills using Ableton Live
  • Performing Arts
  • Singing for Pleasure
  • Creative Writing
  • Furniture Upcycling and Craft
  • Jewellery Making
  • Digital Drawing Using Procreate
  • Launching a Creative Venture/Business
Where can I study Furniture Upcycling and Craft?

CPCE2911AC
Crosskeys Campus
(Part Time Evening)
Start Date: 08 January 2025

This course may be available at other dates, times or campuses, please click to view your options.

All courses may be subject to change and cancelled if deemed not viable to run.

Have any questions or are not sure if this is the right course for you?

Contact our Student Recruitment team