Annie Sloan Chalk Paint™ Workshops @ Thomas & Lucia

Annie Sloan Accredited Workshops

Ever wondered how to create the French look by transforming old unloved furniture using quick and simple paint techniques? Well we can teach you using Chalk Paint™, a decorative paint from Annie Sloan and waxes at our Annie Sloan approved Workshops. The workshops take place at a beautiful converted tithe barn in Sopley.

The recently updated half day workshop, An Introduction to the Annie Sloan Method , will give you all the basic skills you need to upcycle or transform funiture.

The follow on advanced workshop is Annie Sloan Techniques for Colour and Style . Also taking a half day it has been designed to build on your existing skills by exploring decorative techniques, the use of colour and how they relate to style.

Finally, for the more experienced, we offer the chance for you to bring a small piece of furniture to our Bring Your Own Furniture Workshop where you can work with the tutors to create a unique piece in pretty much any style or finish.

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An Introduction to the Annie Sloan Method - "One tin of paint so many uses"

During this three hour hands on workshop we will showcase the versatility of Chalk Paintâ„¢. You will learn skills that will allow you to transform your furniture and upcycle flea market finds using exciting new techniques.

BONUS 10% off Annie Sloan Paint and Materials

You will get a 10% Off voucher at the workshop which you can redeem on your first purchase of Annie Sloan paint and craft materials at Thomas & Lucia.

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£65 per person
includes step by step instruction by tutors taught by Annie herself, all materials and equipment you will need, tea, coffee and cake

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Annie Sloan Techniques for Colour and Style - An Advanced Workshop

This workshop has been designed to build on your existing skills by exploring decorative techniques, the use of colour and how they relate to style. It will allow you to take your creativity to the next step by introducing you to new skills of image transfer, gilding, stencils and crackled paint finishes.

During the workshop we will teach you about:

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£65 per person
includes step by step instruction by tutors taught by Annie herself, all materials and equipment you will need, tea, coffee and cake

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Bring Your Own Furniture Workshop

For those with some experience of using Chalk Paint™ and want to develop their skills with the help of experienced tutors, we are offering our BYO full day workshop.

You will need to bring a SMALL piece of furniture e.g. a bedside cabinet, pot cupboard, chair or diminutive chest of drawers. After discussion with the tutor and the group using reference examples you will choose the style of finish and main techniques you will be using. Once your project is underway, Maxine and Sue will demonstrate other techniques you might want to try and Maxine will lead you in a session on colour mixing to help you build confidence in this area. At the end of the day, you will take home your transformed piece and a head bursting with new ideas.

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£65 per person
includes step by step instruction by tutors taught by Annie herself, all materials and equipment you will need, tea, coffee and cake

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