Guest Artist Workshops

Erin Rochon Design

Erin Rochon Design

The Fundamentals of Painting Furniture

New dates available!
Saturday November 20, 27 & December 4 1-4pm
Saturday January 8, 15 & 22 2022 1-4pm

Register at Erin Rochon Design

In this intensive 3-day course (9 hours) you will learn:

  • all about 2 of the most popular furniture refinishing paints- Chalk paints, All in One paints and how to get the best results when using them.
  • the steps you need to know to upcycle furniture.
  • in-depth how to apply techniques such as modern, colour wash, an authentic distressed finish and learn how to achieve different looks with each technique.​
  • how to properly apply waxes and Clear coat.
  • to complete small project that will be provided.

This course is designed to be very hands-on, you will create sample boards as a guide that you can take home. All materials, supplies, aprons and a notebook to take notes will be provided.

Location- This course will be held in the east end of Ottawa at Square Lemon Artistic Association. 2350 Stevenage Drive Unit 14, Ottawa ON K1G 3W3

Saturday October 23, 30, & November 6 1-4pm

This course is for you if:

  • You have never picked up a paint brush or have wanted to start a project but are not sure where to begin
  • have painted some projects but are not familiar with any techniques
  • you have previously taken a workshop and want to learn more in-depth techniques and skills

Once you have completed this level you can register for the Intermediate before moving on to the Advance

*COVID precautions will be in place. Masks must be worn throughout the class, social distancing and hand sanitizer will be on hand. 


Custom Dollhouse Workshop

Custom Dollhouse Workshop

Register at Erin Rochon Design

The holidays are fast approaching and it's time to start thinking about gift giving. Why not get creative and check a gift off your list at the same time? In this fun 3 hour workshop you will create a custom, glammed up dollhouse for the special little one in your life or for your bestie that loves a little whimsy in their lives. 

Date - December 5 1-4pm

In this workshop you will receive:

  • Pre class planning questionnaire and guidance to help plan your creation.
  • Instruction during workshop on techniques to achieve your vision.
  • Paint,  brushes, decoupage papers & other DIY products.
  • Custom dollhouse to take home.

All you will need to do is furnish your dollhouse (dollhouse furniture not included).Register for this fun workshop before November 13 and use promo code dollhouse20 to receive $20 off.

*COVID precautions will be in place. Masks must be worn throughout the class, social distancing and hand sanitizer will be on hand.