An introduction to the Annie Sloan Method (Techniques 1) 10am - 1pm - £65

Dates: 25th May  –  13th July –  3rd August 21st September   –               2nd November  –  7th December   (Click date to book)

An ideal workshop for beginners whether you are completely new to craft & painting or simply to Annie Sloan Paint.

This workshop will equip you with the basic skills needed to get started with your first up-cycling project and to learn about Chalk Paint by Annie Sloan, sample the paint, brushes & waxes.

The main techniques covered are:

  • Colour Mixing 
  • Two colour distressing
  • Texturing Chalk Paint ™ to achieve a vintage look
  • Cracking Chalk Paint ™
  • Flat finish
  • Colour wash
  • Wax application


  • You can combine this workshop with our Paint Your Piece workshop too, so you will immediately be able to get started on your project in a supervised setting.  
  • There is a 45 minute break between the two workshops, so you could enjoy lunch in the Assington Country Kitchen, browse our shop or take a stroll in the Suffolk countryside.

  • There will also be a 10% discount on Annie Sloan purchases made on the day
  • All workshops and courses must be booked and paid for in advance, please call in or ring 01787 210951 to reserve your place now.


Techniques for Colour & Style (Techniques 2) 10am - 2pm- £75 

Dates: 2nd June  –  17th August  –  19th October   –  8th December  (Click date to book)

This is our advanced workshop for anyone who has some experience of using Annie Sloan Chalk Paint and would like to learn some fantastic new techniques and gain confidence in using these products and develop your create style.

The main techniques covered are:

  • Flat finish
  • Ombre
  • Stencilling
  • Image Transfer
  • Gilding
  • Craqueler
  • Frottage
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