Creative Workshops & Events

 At Red Wind Studio we strive to provide a fun, creative, informative and a memorable experience during our workshops. You will find upcoming workshops and events below. If you see a workshop you and your friends would love but the date doesn’t work for you we also offer Private Group Workshops. We would be happy to discuss options with you. 

We offer Private Creative Workshops for  corporate team building, B-day Parties, Couples Night or Girl’s Night Out. Pop into the Studio, give us a call 519-650-8082 or email us info@redwindstudio.ca for details.

 

 

February 2020 Schedule

Sunday Feb 23 – IOD Transfer Adorned Step Stool

For the IOD Transfer Adorned Step Stool Workshop you will start with a plain wood step stool and bring it to life by first painting it in your choice of over 50 FAT Paint colours. Once the stool is painted you will learn to apply your choice of Iron Orchid Design (IOD) transfer to the top of each step. Once your step stool is adorned with the beautiful transfer you will be applying clear top coat to protect your step stool.

This is a full day of creating and learning here at Red Wind Studio with Tracey. Light snacks and beverages will be provided.

A great addition to the workshop is the opportunity purchase The FAT Paint Company products and paint brushes at 15% off during the workshop.

Spaces are limited and are reserved once registration and payment are made.

Cost $120.00 + hst all supplies included

Please note $75 is non-refundable for cancellations.

11 am to approx 4:00pm , Please arrive a few minutes early so we can get started at 11:00 sharp

Having your colour choice picked prior to arrival would be appreciated so we can get started painting promptly.

Register Here

Tuesday Feb 25 – 3D Family Name Sign  SOLD OUT

Have a custom 3D Family Name Sign made for you or as a gift then come into the Studio, paint and assemble the sign. These would make fabulous, personal thoughtful gifts. Have a fun evening creating, learning and enjoying an evening out with like minded people.

Since each sign is custom made all registrations must be completed and paid for by Feb 9.

All supplies are included in the price of the workshop. Sign measures 20″ in diameter.

Enjoy refreshments and shopping before and after the class. A 15% discount if offered towards the purchase of any FAT Paint products and brushes the evening of the workshop to attendees.

What fabulous colours will you choose?

**Please have our colours chosen prior to arriving the evening of the workshop.

**During check out please use the special instructions to advise the family name and EST year for your sign.

Spaces are limited and all workshops must be paid in full at time of registration. Cost $65 + hst all supplies included Please note $25 is non-refundable for cancellations. 6:00pm to approx 9:00pm , Please arrive a few minutes early so we can get started at 6:00 sharp.

Register here

March 2020 Schedule

Sunday Mar 1 – Paint Your Own Piece

Want to learn to paint furniture and not sure where to begin? Bring a small piece to the Studio and Tracey will share her expertise with you, from prep to finish using Canadian made products from The FAT Paint Company. Your piece of furniture must be small enough for you to carry by yourself. We request a photo with measurements to ensure it is not too big to complete in the time allotted for the workshop. Please send requested information to info@redwindstudio.ca ASAP. Thank you.

A great addition to the workshop is the opportunity to purchase The FAT Paint Company products and brushes at 15% off during the workshop.

Light snacks and refreshments are included.

Spaces are limited and all workshops must be paid in full to register and reserve your spot.

Cost $99 + hst all supplies included Please note $50 is non-refundable for cancellations. The workshop runs 10 am to approx 3:00 pm , Please arrive a few minutes early so we can get started at 10:00 sharp. Have your colour(s) choice picked prior to arriving.

Register here

Tuesday Mar 3rd – Furniture Painting Basics Class

In this In the Furniture Painting Basics Workshop class Tracey will teach you her own furniture painting basic techniques on how to use her favourite furniture & home décor Canadian chalk style artisan paint from The FAT Paint Company.

We’ll learn some of the most popular furniture painting basic looks using techniques such as dry brushing, layering, and staining (with the paint) to get a barnboard finish. Learn how to diminish brush strokes for a modern look, as well different distressing techniques for the popular farmhouse style will be covered.

We will cover the proper finishing techniques of wax (natural, white and dark) to achieve the patina or clear protective finished look desired. When to use a clear coat for a more durable surface and how to get it professionally smooth will be covered.

All of this will be taught while students create their own sample/inspiration boards for reference to take home. A thank you bag is provided with some take aways including an instructional handout of the topics covered. It is a full evening that will get those creative juices flowing and get students ready to tackle their projects at home.

A great addition to the workshop is the opportunity purchase The FAT Paint Company products and  brushes at 15% off the evening of the workshop.

Spaces are limited.

Cost $89 + hst all supplies included

Please note $35 is non-refundable for cancellations.

6:00pm to approx 9:00pm , Please arrive a few minutes early so we can get started at 6:00 sharp.

Register here 

Wednesday March 4 – Hello or Welcome Sign Workshop

Pick your colours and get creative at red Wind Studio panting your Hello or Welcome Sign during the workshop. Choose from over 50 gorgeous Canadian made FAT Paint colours.

The sign is in two parts. The back board can be stained or painted. Choose to do it one solid colour or in stripes. The word and circle are the next to be painted to match your decor. Once both pieces are painted and dried we will be applying Clear Top Coat for protection then glue the back to the front and attaching the jute rope for hanging.

Enjoying shopping before and after the workshop. As thank you from us to you for attending the workshop we offer a discount of 15% on any FAT Paint products and brushes during the workshop.

Time: 6pm to approx 9pm Please arrive a few minutes prior to 6 pm.

Having your colour choices picked prior to arriving would be greatly appreciated.

Spaces are limited and are reserved once registration and payment are made.

Cost $60.00 + hst all supplies included

Please note $30 is non-refundable for cancellations.

Register here

Thursday March 12 – 3D Family Name Sign Workshop

Have a custom 3D Family Name Sign made for you or as a gift then come into the Studio, paint and assemble the sign. These would make fabulous, personal thoughtful gifts. Have a fun evening creating, learning and enjoying an evening out with like minded people.

Since each sign is custom made all registrations must be completed and paid for by Jan 19.

All supplies are included in the price of the workshop. Sign measures 20″ in diameter.

Enjoy refreshments and shopping before and after the class. A 15% discount if offered towards the purchase of any FAT Paint products and brushes the evening of the workshop to attendees.

What fabulous colours will you choose?

**Please have our colours chosen prior to arriving the evening of the workshop.

**During check out please use the special instructions to advise the family name and EST year for your sign.

Spaces are limited and all workshops must be paid in full at time of registration. Cost $65 + hst all supplies included Please note $25 is non-refundable for cancellations. 6:00pm to approx 9:00pm , Please arrive a few minutes early so we can get started at 6:00 sharp.

Register here

 

Tuesday March 24 – Stenciled Pillows Workshop

Come on out to the studio for the  stenciled pillows workshop to stencil  2 cotton canvas pillows (insert included). A fun workshop with several stencils designs to choose from. Make them as gifts or keep them for yourself. Pick colours to match your décor. A relaxing environment with friends to create and have a good time. There are a variety of seasonal, everyday and holiday stencils to choose from.

To see the stencils available click here.  Keep in mind some stencils are too large for the 16 x16 pillow. If you have any questions please contact the Studio. Please email your stencil choices to info@redwindstudio.ca  as soon as possible as they are on a first come first served basis.

All supplies are provided, and I will be there of course to instruct and guide during the workshop.

Workshop is from 6 pm to approx 8 pm. Sunday workshops start at 10am and finish approx 12pm.  Please arrive a few minutes early so we can begin promptly at 6 pm

Spaces are limited and all workshops must be paid in full at time of registration.

Please note $25 is non-refundable for cancellations

Register Here

Wednesday March 25 – 3D Family Name Sign Workshop  SOLD OUT

Have a custom 3D Family Name Sign made for you or as a gift then come into the Studio, paint and assemble the sign. These would make fabulous, personal thoughtful gifts. Have a fun evening creating, learning and enjoying an evening out with like minded people.

Since each sign is custom made all registrations must be completed and paid for by Jan 19.

All supplies are included in the price of the workshop. Sign measures 20″ in diameter.

Enjoy refreshments and shopping before and after the class. A 15% discount if offered towards the purchase of any FAT Paint products and brushes the evening of the workshop to attendees.

What fabulous colours will you choose?

**Please have our colours chosen prior to arriving the evening of the workshop.

**During check out please use the special instructions to advise the family name and EST year for your sign.

Spaces are limited and all workshops must be paid in full at time of registration. Cost $65 + hst all supplies included Please note $25 is non-refundable for cancellations. 6:00pm to approx 9:00pm , Please arrive a few minutes early so we can get started at 6:00 sharp.

Register here

April 2020 Schedule

Wednesday April 1st – Furniture Painting Beyond Basics

In this class Tracey will teach you her own techniques on how to use her favourite furniture & home décor Canadian chalk style artisan paint from The FAT Paint Company. Having attended Furniture Painting Basics or substantial furniture painting experience is required to attend this class.

 

In the Furniture Painting Beyond Basics we’ll learn some of the more popular complex looks using techniques such as , creating a fade or blend from one colour or shade to another. Give your ordinary pieces life and interest with this effect.

We will use Extra FAT to create texture and interest as well how to  enhance furniture with embossing details. Using Extra FAT can provide many options for all your creative projects. It is a skill you will want to add to your repertoire.

Learning how to create your own glaze using products from The FAT Paint Company as well as using both dark and white wax to create interest will be covered.

We will discuss as a refresher the proper finishing techniques of wax (natural, white and dark) to achieve the patina or clear protective finished look desired. When to use a clear coat for a more durable surface and how to get it professionally smooth will be covered.

All of this will be taught while students create their own sample/inspiration boards for reference to take home. A thank you bag is provided with some take aways including an instructional handout of the topics covered. It is a full evening that will get those creative juices flowing and get students ready to tackle their projects at home.

A great addition to the workshop is the opportunity purchase The FAT Paint Company products and brushes at 15% off the evening of the workshop.

Spaces are limited and all workshops must be paid in full the day before the workshop.

Cost $89 + hst all supplies included

Please note $35 is non-refundable for cancellations.

6:00pm to approx 9:00pm , Please arrive a few minutes early so we can get started at 6:00 sharp.

Register here