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.
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.
There are no formal entry requirements for this course.
You will need to attend regularly and have an enthusiasm for upcycling furniture.
The School of Creative Arts is offering a suite of courses on a Wednesday evening at 6-9pm throughout the year. Each course runs for 6 weeks, starting and ending on the same dates, and the cost is £40.
The range of courses currently on offer includes;
- Jewellery Making
- 3D Printing
- Print Making
- Creative Wellbeing and Arts Practice
- DG Skills Using Ableton Live
- Performing Arts
- Singing for Pleasure
- Craft and Furniture Upcycling.
The course start dates are as follows:
09/11/2022 - 14/12/2022
11/01/2023 - 15/02/2023
19/04/2023 - 24/05/2023
Have any questions or are not sure if this is the right course for you?
Contact our Student Recruitment team