Posted on Jan 10, 2016

Learn techniques of faux marble, wood graining, floorcloths and painted furniture on 4 consecutive Saturdays in March 2016.  Classes held at The Ancaster Old Town Hall and hosted by Fieldcote Museum.  Classes are 9:30-4:30 and cost $60.00 plus materials. For more information go to: Fieldcote Museum

 

Workshop: Faux Finishes – Wood Graining with Lori LeMare
Saturday, March 5, 2016
Time: 9:30 am to 4:30 pm
Join us at the historic Ancaster Old Town Hall and learn the art of faux finishing – specifically the technique of Wood Graining.  Various types of wood ranging from birds eye maple to walnut will be taught on this hands-on workshop.  Instructed by local artist Lori Le Mare, whose artistry can be seen on the walls of Dundurn Castle’s Entrance Hall as well as in various rooms of Battlefield House Museum in Stoney Creek. Cost: $60 per person plus materials. Pre-registration is required, limited to 20 persons.  Location: Ancaster Old Town Hall, 310 Wilson Street East, Ancaster.

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Faux Painted Marble – Onyx

Workshop: Faux Finishes – Marbling with Lori LeMare
Saturday, March 12, 2016
Time: 9:30 am to 4:30 pm
Join us at the historic Ancaster Old Town Hall and learn the art of faux finishing – specifically the technique of marbleizing.  Various types of marble ranging from Carrara to Antique Sienna will be taught in this hands-on class. Instructed by local artist Lori Le Mare, whose artistry can be seen on the walls of Dundurn Castle’s Entrance Hall as well as in various rooms of Battlefield House Museum in Stoney Creek. Cost: $60 per person plus materials. Pre-registration is required, limited to 20 persons.  Location: Ancaster Old Town Hall, 310 Wilson Street East, Ancaster.

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Reproduction Floorcloth for Dundurn Castle

Workshop: Faux Finishes – Floor cloths with Lori LeMare
Saturday, March 19, 2016
Time: 9:30 am to 4:30 pm
Join us at the historic Ancaster Old Town Hall and learn the art of floor cloths. Students will create a small floorcloth using various designs from local heritage architecture. Instructed by local artist Lori Le Mare, whose artistry can be seen on the walls of Dundurn Castle’s Entrance Hall as well as in various rooms of Battlefield House Museum in Stoney Creek.  Cost: $60 per person plus materials. Pre-registration is required, limited to 20 persons.  Location: Ancaster Old Town Hall, 310 Wilson Street East, Ancaster.

Creating finish on knobs to match the original heritage finish on this drawer front.

Painted Furniture

Workshop: Faux Finishes – Early Provincial Furniture Finishes with Lori LeMare
Saturday, March 26, 2016
Time: 9:30 am to 4:30 pm
Join us at the historic Ancaster Old Town Hall and learn the art of floor cloths. This hand-on class teaches various rubbed and waxed techniques of early Canadian provincial furniture finishes. Instructed by local artist Lori Le Mare, whose artistry can be seen on the walls of Dundurn Castle’s Entrance Hall as well as in various rooms of Battlefield House Museum in Stoney Creek.  Cost: $60 per person plus materials. Pre-registration is required, limited to 20 persons.  Location: Ancaster Old Town Hall, 310 Wilson Street East, Ancaster.


To register please call Fieldcote Museum at 905 648 8144 or  email here.