The Essentials

The Essentials: Have you wanted to transform your furniture using chalk based paint but don't know where to start? This class is perfect for those new to Aspire Chalk/Clay/Mineral products and/or chalk painting in general.


This 3 hour introductory class provides:


  • ● Professional instruction in how to use Aspire chalk, clay,& mineral based paints, waxes, and top coat
  • ● All materials and tools....just bring yourself!!
  • ● Sample boards that you create and take home with full instructions
  • ● Hands-on exercises to create different finishes and get experience with our different sealing mediums
  • ● Fun and lively discussion to answer your chalk painting questions
  • ● Confidence to tackle that first piece of painted furniture in your own home!


WHAT TO BRING:


  • ● Your creative self!! Barn to be Wild will supply all materials, brushes, sample boards, paint, and finish products
  • ● You may bring a beverage of your choice (including wine!) although no one under the age of 19 will consume alcohol.
  • ● Coffee, tea, and water will be provided.

  • Retail Price: $75 + HST


    If you are booking a class within 24 hours of the start time,

    please call Michelle at (705)-323-8376 to confirm.


    Select Date

Advanced Finishes

Advanced Finishes: This 2.5 hour workshop is perfect for those who have experience using chalk based paints and who wish to expand the range of finishes that can be created. Learn how to create finishes using Glazes, crackle, texture, layering, and more!!


This 2.5 hour introductory class provides:


  • ● Professional instruction
  • ● All materials and tools....just bring yourself and your creativity!!
  • ● Sample boards that you create and take home with full instructions
  • ● Hands-on exercises to create unique finishes using a variety of mediums


WHAT TO BRING:


  • ● Your creative self!! Barn to be Wild will supply all materials, brushes, sample boards, paint, and finish products
  • ● You may bring a beverage of your choice (including wine!) although no one under the age of 19 will consume alcohol.
  • ● Coffee, tea, and water will be provided.

  • Retail Price: $65 + HST


    Call Michelle if you are interested in this class

    please call Michelle at (705)-323-8376 to confirm a date.


    Select Class Date

Paint Mini

Paint Your Piece - Mini: Do you have a small piece of furniture that you have been dying to tackle but would love to have some guidance? Join our Paint Your Piece Mini class where you will be provided with guidance and instruction on how to create a stunning revival of your small item (eg. side table, chair, coffee table, etc. Please note: the item must be small enough to carry on your own and may require approval prior to class time.


This 4 hour workshop includes:


  • ● Professional instruction
  • ● All materials and tools....just bring yourself and your small piece of furniture!!
  • ● Personal consultation regarding the finish you wish to create prior to class start time


**Please note that participants are encouraged to arrive early to discuss the finish or call prior to the class time to discuss over the phone. Furniture pieces must be washed prior to class and be in good repair. If you wish to change hardware and need to fill holes, please have this completed prior to class time.**


WHAT TO BRING:


  • ● Your creative self!! Barn to be Wild will supply all materials, brushes, sample boards, paint, and finish products
  • ● Your approved small piece of furniture
  • ● You may bring a beverage of your choice (including wine!) although no one under the age of 19 will consume alcohol.
  • ● Coffee, tea, and water will be provided.

  • Retail Price: $125 + HST


    If you are booking a class within 24 hours of the start time,

    please call Michelle at (705)-323-8376 to confirm.


    Select Class Date

Paint Maxi

Paint Your Piece - Maxi: Are you looking to create a chalk paint masterpiece on a larger piece of furniture but would like to have professional guidance along the way? If so, then Paint Your Piece Maxi is perfect for you! Over the course of two half days back to back (approximately 4 hours each day), you will be assisted in designing and creating a stunning chalk based paint finish on your larger item using Aspire Chalk/Clay/Mineral paint. Amaze your family and friends with your custom finished furniture piece and newly acquired skills!! Please note that if you are unable to complete your piece within the 8 hours of class time, you will have the skills necessary to finish it confidently at home.


Paint Your Piece Maxi includes:


  • ● Professional instruction
  • ● All tools needed to complete the project....just bring yourself!!
  • ● 20% off Aspire Mineral Paint and sealing finishes needed to complete your project
  • ● Personal consultation regarding the finish you wish to create prior to class start time

  • **Please note that participants are required to consult with Barn to be Wild for approval of the piece to be painted and to discuss the finish requested prior to the date of the class. Furniture pieces must be washed prior to class and be in good repair. If you wish to change hardware and need to fill holes, please have this completed prior to class time.**


WHAT TO BRING:


  • ● Your creative self!! Barn to be Wild will supply all tools required to complete the job
  • ● Your pre-approved piece of furniture
  • ● You may bring a beverage of your choice (including wine!) although no one under the age of 19 will consume alcohol.
  • ● Coffee, tea, and water will be provided.

  • Retail Price: $175 + HST


    Call Michelle if you are interested in this class

    please call Michelle at (705)-323-8376 to confirm a date.


    Select Class Date

Studio Session

Studio Session: Would you prefer to learn in a private setting? Private studio time can be booked with paint professionals at Barn to be Wild with consideration of your schedule. These one-on-one sessions can provide you with either essential, advanced, or finish-specific training to assist you in creating a perfect project. Studio time is not available for online booking. Please contact Barn to be Wild to book your private studio session. Rate: $50/hour + applicable tax.



    Rate: $50.00/hour + HST


    Studio Sessions

Private Group

Private Group Outlings: Looking for a fun night out with your friends and family? Barn to be Wild is available to provide your group with a fun and interactive chalk/clay/mineral paint class. Class content may include the essentials, advanced finishes, or a small paint your piece format. Pricing is equivalent to the public classes. Please contact Barn to be Wild to book your private party!! Please note that a minimum of 6 participants is required for a group booking.



    Deposit $25.00 (Per Person) + HST is required at the time of booking


    $25 Deposit Per Person

HOW TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT:

  • ● Paint classes will include a maximum number of participants so we can ensure a personal teaching/learning and creative experience!
  • ● Classes with 4 or fewer registrants may be rescheduled to another date.
  • ● 20% off Aspire Mineral Paint and sealing finishes needed to complete your project
  • ● Open spots are available on a first-come, first-serve basis.



CANCELLATION POLICY:


  • ● If your plans change and you need to cancel or reschedule your reservation, please do so at least 48 hours in advance of class time. Your payment may be refunded or you may choose to select another open spot on a different day.
  • ● Reservations cancelled less than 48 hours in advance may result in a non-refundable payment. We will make every effort to fill your space in the class from the waiting list. If we are able to fill your spot, we will happily refund your payment or transfer it to an open date. If we are unable to fill your spot, your payment will not be returned.

Having Problems Booking a ClassContact Us

Cell: 705.323-8376
barntobewild@gmail.com
8936 HWY 12, Orillia, Ontario

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