Dark Horse University
Fusion Mineral Paint Workshops
We offer a variety of courses on a rotating basis. Here is a sampling of what is coming up, but check back often as courses are always being added.
- Fusion Mineral Paint Basic 101 Workshop (no experience necessary) $70
Paint your own piece. We will walk you thru the simple steps of using Fusion paint and show you how easy it is to use. Please bring a small piece of wooden furniture to work on. This price includes a full pint of paint!
Saturday July 7th 10 am to 12 noon OR
Monday July 23rd, 11 am to 1 pm
- Fusion 201 (prerequisite Fusion 101) $60
Learn how to stencil, distress and apply custom glazes with confidence. We will also show examples of the different waxes and Tough Coat. All materials supplied.
Saturday July 7th, 2 to 4 pm OR
Monday July 30th 11 am to 1 pm
- Custom Wooden Clock (prerequisite Fusion 101 or Pillow Stencil class) $120
Customize and create a functioning clock in the colour and theme of your choice. The clock is 24” in diameter.
Saturday July 21st 10 am to 12 noon
- Pillow Stencil Workshop (no experience necessary) $65
What can’t you paint with this awesome paint? We will make two pillows with inserts. You choose the cushion colour, stencil and paint colours. Many stencils to choose from.
Saturday July 14th, 10 am to 12 noon
- IOD Farmhouse Sign (no experience necessary) $75
We will paint a 6 foot long pine board and then apply an IOD transfer. Choice of transfer is; FARMHOUSE or FRESH DAIRY or MARKET. Please pick your transfer when booking in advance.
Monday July 16th 11 am to 1 pm
- IOD Large Mural (no experience necessary) $99
Paint, distress and apply the oversized IOD transfer of your choice to a large wooden art panel. You piece will be the envy of all your friends and a true piece of art. Finished piece is 30” x 40”. Please note you must choose the transfer when booking in advance.
Saturday July 28th, 10 am to 12 noon
- IOD Flower Pots (no experience necessary) $60
You will learn a lot in this fun filled class. You will make and apply IOD moulds and apply IOD transfers to two terra cotta flowers pots. You won’t recognize them when you’re done, and you will also have new skills that you can use at home.
Monday July 9th 11 am to 1 pm
We will gladly do a custom private workshop for you as well. Gather up a minimum of five students and we are happy to accommodate a workshop on a Monday evening, a Thursday morning or a Saturday.
All classes are approximately two hours in length.
**NEW** Book studio time during “OPEN STUDIO” hours. $25 per hour per person. Use our studio, our paint, our brushes and our stencils. Coffee and tea provided. This is semi-supervised studio time. We are happy to give you quick tips and help and but are not available for dedicated teaching as we are also watching the storefront. Please call to book your spot.
HST is applicable on all prices.
Reserve your space today as classes fill up quickly.
**Unfortunately for cancellations or no-shows, deposits cannot be refunded.