Picture framing, gilding, decorative finishes and upholstery

Decorative furniture painting with Jo Mabbutt

Ref: S2D07983




Learn the proper way to use unique, eco-friendly chalk paints. Master a range of decorative techniques suitable for different furniture styles, including popular French and Scandinavian styles. Build up a series of samples before applying skills to small pieces of furniture.


Jo Mabbutt

Jo's initial training was in wood graining, marbling, gilding and specialist paint finishes at Guildford College. She also gained a Cert. Ed. and taught in FE for 8 years. She up-skilled at Central St Martins and now balances being a designer/maker with teaching workshops and lecturing all over the country


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