Beginner's Course

The paint course is an introduction to using vintage style chalk paint for updating furniture and other home accessories. The course lasts for 6 hours and costs £75.

A 50% deposit is required to secure your place.

Students learn about Grand Illusions Vintage Paint, its palette and how to use it to get the best long lasting results on your own home projects. You learn about preparation, ageing techniques and finishing using varnish and wax. Our aim is that on completion of the course you will have the confidence to tackle something at home yourself.

We supply you with all the paints, a paint brush, sample boards and a small piece which you get to paint and take home with you at the end of the course. You only need to bring an apron or some clothes you don't mind getting paint and dust on. Lunch and refreshments provided

If you have any further questions please call us on 07944 252755  or email us at

Intermediate Course

This course is more suited to someone who has either attended the beginner's course or has dabbled in painting furniture for themselves. On this course you get to bring a small piece of your own furniture i.e. dining chair, bedside cabinet, occasional table and you get to paint the piece under our guidance and supervision, you get to use all the products from the Grand Illusions Vintage Paint range and take home your piece at the end of the day.

We supply you with the paints brushes. Lunch and refreshments provided.

The cost of this course is £95.00 and last for 6 hours.

A 50% deposit is required to secure your place.

If you have any further questions please do not hesitate to call us on 07944 252755  or email us at