Creative Workshops & Events

 At Red Wind Studio we strive to provide a fun, creative, informative and 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. 

 

September 2019 Schedule

Tuesday Sept 10 – Tool Box Workshop

Want to create something pretty for your table, mantle, console or entry way?  You will be completing a tool box with 3 mason jars. You will be provided with Warm White FAT Paint for the mason jars. Jute will also be provided to tie around the top of each jar. You may choose from a variety of FAT Paint colours or 2 stains for the wood. *flowers are not included*

Tool Box measures L 14″ x W 6″ x H 11″

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

Workshop is on Sept 10 2019 from 6 pm to approx 9 pm. Please arrive a few minutes early so we can begin promptly at 6pm

Cost is $69 + hst

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

Please note $30 is non-refundable for cancellations  Register Here

Tuesday Sept 17 – Furniture Painting 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.
We’ll learn some of the most popular looks using techniques such as dry brushing, layering, and staining (with the paint) to get a barn board finish. Learning 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 Sept 18  – Custom Clock  NOW CLOSED 

  

This prefect addition to your home or business. A special gift for an anniversary or wedding. Join in on a creative workshop painting your own customized clock you will be proud to hang in your home or give as a gift. It will be cherished for years to come.

Choose from all the wonderful FAT Paint colours for your clock. Hands come in black only in the spade style.
Registration closes June 28th for the July 16th workshop
All supplies included
Cost $140.00
Workshop is on July 16 2019  from 6pm to approx 9pm. Please arrive a few minutes early so we can begin promptly at 6pm
Spaces are limited and all workshops must be paid in full at time of registration.
Please note $80 of the price is non-refundable for cancellations
Please advise the name and established date in the comments field at check out.

Register Here

 

Saturday Sept 21 – Our 8th Birthday Celebration

Holy smokes time flies while you’re having fun. Red Wind Studio is turning 8 and we want to celebrate with you!!! Watch for event details about our birthday party on Saturday September 21!!!!

 

 

Tuesday Sept 24 – Stenciled Pillows


Come on out to the studio 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.  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.

Cost $65 + hst all supplies included
Please note $25 is non-refundable for cancellations
Register Here


Wednesday Sept 25 – 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. 
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



Sunday Sept 29 – 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.
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

 

October 2019 Schedule (MORE TO COME)

Tuesday  Oct 1 – Fall Centre Piece 

Bring fall into your home with this beautiful centre piece. Tracey will guide you through each step. Paint or stain the pine box then stencil your choice of words from our selection onto either side (optional) or decorate as you choose. Seal with wax and attach jute handles.

Receive instruction on creating a beautiful fall centre piece with numerous fall leaves, pumpkins, berries and pinecones to choose from. Everything you need is supplied.

The box measures L 24” x H 5” x W 7”

Workshop is from 6 pm to approx 9 pm. Please arrive a few minutes early so we can begin promptly at 6pm

Cost is $79 + hst

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

Please note $35 is non-refundable for cancellations 

Register Here

November 2019 Schedule (MORE TO COME)

Tuesday Nov 12  or Wednesday Nov 27 – Sleigh Workshop

Time to get in the festive spirit, roll up your sleeves and get ready to paint and decorate your own sleigh for your door, porch or in the house. Join us for a fun evening of creativity using wonderful Canadian FAT Paint. Get as creative as you want. All paint and supplies including sleigh and ribbon will be provided.

Go home with a get decorative piece for the holidays made by you for your home. Measures approximately H 33″ x W 16″

Any FAT Paint Products or brushes purchased the evening of the workshop are 15% off

Workshop is from 6pm to approx  9pm. Please arrive a few minutes early so we can begin promptly at 6pm

Cost $79 + hst

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

Please note $30 of the price is non-refundable for cancellations

Register Here

Wednesday Nov 13 or Tuesday Nov 26 Merry Christmas Porch Sign

Enjoy an evening out being creative creating a wonderful Christmas sign for your home. It is suitable for indoor or outdoor use. A nice big bold sign measuring approx.  W12” x H 6’.

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

Water and a light snack is provided along with a generous 15% discount on any FAT Paint Company products and brushes

Workshop is from 6 pm to approx 9 pm. Please arrive a few minutes early so we can begin promptly at 6pm

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

Please note $35 of the cost is non-refundable for cancellations

To register click here

 

Tuesday Nov 19 or Wednesday Dec 4 – Christmas Door Tag

Christmas Door Tag

Time to change things up and have something fun and unique on your door to greet guests. Come to Red Wind Studio for the Merry Christmas Door Tag Workshop. A festive way to decorate your front door.

Tracey will guide you through the painting and stenciling to ensure you have  a wonderfully finished piece. All materials are provided. Each tag is approx  L18″ x W 7″  made from pine. Total length with rope and bow is approx 24″

Time: 6pm to approx 9pm . Please arrive a few minutes early so we can start promptly at  6pm

Cost is $70 + hst

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

Please note $35 is non-refundable for cancellations

Register Here