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Annie Sloan Chalk Paint Techniques Workshops

Workshop 1
Our essential techniques Annie Sloan Chalk Paint decorative paint workshop provides the perfect setting from which to gain the skills and confidence to use Chalk Paint, in your own home. 

In a relaxed and friendly environment, you will learn how to produce key looks from an aged finish to two-colour distressing as well as crackling, a smooth and silky finish and also colour washing.

The icing on the cake with our Annie Sloan Chalk Paint workshops is that you will have the opportunity to paint using your chosen technique and colour a photoframe, which you can hang  at home, with pride. You will also paint a lidded glass vase in your chosen colour to see how Chalk Paint adheres to even the most smooth of surfaces.

You will also be provided with a hints and tips sheet, which you can take home with you at the end of the day, along with your painted practice work board and frame.

Workshop 2 
This workshop is the next level in working with the fabulous products available from the Annie Sloan range. This workshop shows you new ways of working with some old and much-loved techniques. 

Gilding - you will learn about the difference between loose, transfer and real leaf and how to apply each, protecting & ageing with wax and lacquer and decorative work over applied leaf. 
Stencilling we take traditional stencilling to the next level with random stencilling and applying metal leaf to stencilled work.
Decoupage and transfer you will learn about the differences between decoupage and transfer and their uses, the basic techniques of how to apply both methods and decorative applications over decoupage and transfer. 

The big bonus on this course is that we demonstrate a simple way to make a decorative cushion and simple chair drop in seat chair upholstery. 

Trained by Annie Sloan herself, our team will be here to offer guidance as we truly believe that anyone can paint with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint and waxes.

Chalk Paint, waxes and brushes will all be provided for you and you will also receive a 10% discount on anything you buy in our shop on the day. 
Throughout the morning, refreshments will be provided as well as homemade cakes and treats. 

A delightful  lunch is also  provided for you at Oldswinford Coffee Lounge.

The workshops take place in our studio at our Oldswinford shop and we are happy to cater for private groups, should you wish to attend with a group of friends.  Celebration cakes and other personal touches can also be arranged. 

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