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November 18th & 19th

Painters Untamed 2023


Date:November 18th & 19th 9:00AM Saturday to 4:00PM Sunday
Location: 403 Pakington Street Newtown VIC 3220

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*** PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT - If you'd like to be added to a cancellation list and/or a waiting list for next year's event please email admin@mintbymichelle.com - THANK YOU! ***

Welcome to THE most exciting furniture art event ever to be held in Australia. 

We have put together an extraordinary line up of talent who are going to lead you through a full weekend of workshops, fun, hands on painting and crafting, delicious food, a great night out, more workshops and a Q&A that will give you the opportunity to get one on one, ask all of your questions, of all of your favourite artists. 

This year is set to be something spectacular, as we welcome our special guest, the OG Brandy from Brushed by Brandy all the way from the US. 

This is an ALL INCLUSIVE event. 
Notwithstanding flights and accommodation (please see below for accommodation suggestions)

We can't wait to see you!

The program;

9am to 5pm (and then out for dinner at 7pm)

* Michelle from Mint by Michelle - intro and welcome
* Jemma from Shed Eleven -  furniture design, colour pairing and mixing, how to paint modern foliage
* morning tea
* Jemma cont'd
* lunch
* Brandy from Brushed by Brandy - learn her signature blending, decoupage technique and stenciling 
* afternoon tea
* Joyita from Joyita Queen of Colour - Paint and Sip 
* finish at 5pm

The Cremorne Hotel in
Pakington Street, Newtown
7pm to late

Sunday9am to approx. 4pm

* Vonny from VonBoo - decoupaging and blending using Mineral Paint
* Morning Tea
* Jane from Plain Jane - how to create an aged rust patina
* lunch
* Q&A with all of the artists and Michelle from Mint by Michelle 

Your Ticket Includes
All Food and Drink (except breakfasts).
Sit down meal at The Cremorne Hotel on Saturday evening. 

**If, after purchasing, you have not received your ticket please check your email junk folder
**No cancellations or refunds will be possible after 18th October, 2023. 

Not included: Accommodation, please see recommended hotels/motels at the bottom of the page.

Special Guest


Brushed by Brandy

Brandy from Brushed by Brandy is world renowned for her paint blending style and her down to earth and infectious personality. 
Brandy is married to Sean and has 3 boys - all of whom will be in attendance at this event. 

* a little known fact; Brandy and Michelle had their first online chat about 5 years ago (you can find that on Facebook somewhere!) and have been friends ever since. Brandy was the very first overseas artist to use the Mint Decoupage Papers and we are so proud to be bringing Brandy to Australia for the very first time. 

Learn more about Brushed by Brandy

Meet the Presentors

Michelle Tither

Mint by Michelle

Your host - Mint by Michelle began life in 2016 in the garage of its founder, Michelle. Since then, Mint has grown to become a global brand with its products now available in over 30 countries across the globe. Mint by Michelle is a proudly Australian owned company and is best known for revolutionising the furniture art industry with the introduction of her signature decoupage paper line – the first of its kind; having been designed especially with furniture art in mind. Since then, Mint has released a range of transfers, a Mineral Paint line and is set to release another huge line of products very soon. 


Queen of Colour

Joyita is a Brisbane based artist working out of her Eatons Hill home studio and workshop. With a background in Graphic Arts and Fine Arts Joyita chooses to paint all of her work using only the best Furniture Paint on the market. Her love for painting over the years emerging from predominantly a canvas artist to a furniture artist and back again and has a large range of bright and colourful apparel and earrings. This will be Joyita's 3rd Painters Untamed event and is always a crowd favourite workshop. 

Learn more about Queen of Colour



Its been a passion of Siobhan's for at least 10yrs to resurrect furniture using colourful paint and beautiful paper. She loves old furniture, the older and worn the better. Her goal is to unbeige Brisbane one piece of furniture at a time.
Vonny is known especially for her use of decoupage and texture and this will be her 2nd Painter's Untamed event. As always, and as a Mint by Michelle, we are thrilled to have her. 

Learn more about Von


Plain Jane Paints

Jane is a creator, painter, and general paint addict behind the Plain Jane label. She is on a mission to help women find the confidence and joy to express their individual style and creativity through paint and to create uniquely artful furniture and homes that they love.
This will be Jane's 3rd Painter's Untamed event at Mint and her expertise at creating patina with chalk paint is unmatched anywhere. 

Learn more about Plain Jane Paints


Shed Eleven

With a background in Fine Arts and Furniture Restoration, Jemma is uniquely qualified to transform your furniture. Her work has won awards and is regularly featured in world class publications. Her clients include interiors professionals, art directors, stylists, photographers. small business, government and the general public. An experienced educator, she holds regular one on one tuition sessions from her home studio in St Ives, on Sydney's leafy Upper North Shore. Jemma hosted an incredible workshop at the very first Mint Painters Untamed event and we are thrilled to have her back this year. 

Learn more about Shed Eleven

Getting to the Event

Our Painters Untamed event will be held at Mint HQ at
403 Pakington Street, Newtown just near the CBD of Geelong at the river end of Pakington Street.

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Parking: There is parking out the front of Mint. If that's full please park around the back (entrance off Rutland Street)

Doors open at Saturday 8:30AM for a 9AM start.

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Where to Stay

Rydges Geelong
From $585 for 2 nights

Best Western Geelong Motor Inn
From $480 for 2 nights

Quest Geelong
From $426 for 2 nights

Vue Apartments
From $438 for 2 nights

R Hotel 
From $438 for 2 nights

Nomads Nest Geelong
From $500 for 2 nights

Novotel Geelong
From $778 for 2 nights

Shannon Motor Inn 
From $300 for 2 nights

Gatehouse on Ryri
Phone 0407 711707 for pricing

Rose Garden Motel
From $400 for 2 nights

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