Scenic Painters

The Two Week Course
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This course is designed for those who would like a thorough introduction to scenic painting. It offers the chance to learn a number of skills and techniques over a short space of time, without the commitment of time and money required for the intensive course.

Students who would like to take their training further can take additional modules from the skills weekends and cloth painting weeks. A discount of 15% is available for students who have taken the Introduction course.

Over the first week students will learn the following skills

  • Basic decoration and wallpapering
  • Distressed finishes and ageing techniques
  • Oak woodgrain
  • Simple marbling
  • Corrugated galvanised rusty metal
  • Painted gold and gilding
  • Vacuum formed brickwork and bricks made using texture and tape.
The second week will be spent painting a small backdrop based on an old master drawing or painting.


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