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Wood Graining Weekend Course

Icon Gilding & Decorative Surfaces group

From: Saturday 21.09.19
at 10:00am
To: Sunday 22.09.19
at 2:30pm

529 Kingsland Road

London, E8 4AR




The Icon Gilding and Decorative Surfaces Group has teamed up with ‘The Paint Effect’ specialist decoration school and together are offering a unique series of courses in paint finishing which will broaden your experience of painting and fine decoration.

Event description: 

Courses will suit all levels of experience and build upon each other as your confidence with different materials grows. Lose your fear of painting, enjoy the process and come learn a new trick or two!

Wood Graining Weekend Course

A comprehensive course covering all aspects of wood graining from surface preparation to the variety of techniques used to achieve this beautiful and convincing imitation. Using both oils and acrylic you will be taught how pick the correct base colour, how to layer your glaze and how to use tools particular to wood graining techniques. The course will also cover an in-depth exploration of several varieties of wood, their visual properties and the natural formation of different woodgrains.

The woods to be covered during the weekend will cover are: mahogany, walnut, straight grain, oak and birdseye maple.

Weekend courses run from 10am-4:30pm.

Course fee includes tools and materials with light refreshment.