Windows, Finishes & Paintwork

  • Wood finishesFriday 15 - Saturday 16 November 2019
    9.30am-5pm The course This is an intensive 2 day course suitable for beginners or those wanting to improve their skills. Students will learn how to take a project right through from initial preparation to a good final finish. Along the way you will be shown the value of choosing both the right materials and good... (more info)
  • 9.30am-5pm The course During this day school participants will: Find out how limewash is used Look at the colouring of limewash, and see examples of its application on the historic exhibit buildings at the Museum Mix distemper and consider its context in historical and contemporary buildings Look at current linseed oil paint ranges which are... (more info)
  • Introduction to signwritingWednesday 19 June 2019
    9.30am – 5pm The course A hands-on day to learn the basics of freehand brush lettering and sign writing.  Students will paint their own unique sign to take home.  The course is suitable for conservators, interior designers, artists, homeowners and those wanting a new hobby. Morning: Tools and their care Paint use Basic brush skills... (more info)
  • 10:30am – 1pm The course Spend a morning examining and learning from original examples of windows from the Brooking Collection, and find out the development of sash windows over time. The course will be of interest to home owners and those who work with historic buildings. The tutor Charles Brooking is an architectural historian and... (more info)