Chalk Paint® decorative paint by Annie Sloan offers endless possibilities for creative expression. These workshops will build your skills as you discover new techniques, colors and design styles influenced by European artisans and created by the Artworks Northwest Design Team.

Chalk Paint® Technique Workshops

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"All About Crackles" Quick Technique Class

Technique Workshop

$ 35.00
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"All About Crackles" Quick Technique Class

$ 35.00

Join us as our design team demonstrates the many ways to add crackle finishes to your decorative painting composition. Imagine an old furniture piece which has been through many seasons of expansion and contraction in an unheated storeroom or barn.  The paint is cracked, the varnish is cracked and the piece is loaded with character.  This techni...


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"Antiquing Powders" Quick Technique Class

Technique Workshop

$ 35.00
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"Antiquing Powders" Quick Technique Class

$ 35.00

Those who've been fortunate enough to travel to "old world" countries, or simply those who enjoy old, painted furniture will appreciate the time worn patina that cabinetry, woodwork and furniture develop after years of use.  We will mimic the look of "patina" with antiquing powders.   This workshop is a lecture/demo designed to educate you about...


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"Cabinet Rehab Basics" Chalk Paint® Technique Workshop - Artworks Northwest

"Cabinet Rehab Basics" Chalk Paint® Technique Workshop

$ 65.00

Eliminate the guess work and experience the unique characteristics of Chalk Paint® for DIY and professional artisan updates of tired bathroom or kitchen cabinets.   Because there is usually NO NEED TO SAND OR PRIME, the paint's quick drying properties and long term durability of the product, Chalk Paint has virtually revolutionized our decorativ...


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"Cabinet Rehab Embellishments" Chalk Paint® Technique Workshop - Artworks Northwest

"Cabinet Rehab Embellishments" Chalk Paint® Technique Workshop

$ 65.00

There is so much more than basic cabinet painting for creative expression on kitchen and bath cabinetry. You won't have time to create each finish in the workshop, so you will choose from a variety of options.... appliques,  texture mediums, patterns and image transfers to express your own individuality in your own color palette.  We will also e...


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"Cabinet Rehab_Paint with a Pro" Chalk Paint® Technique Workshop - Artworks Northwest
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"Cabinet Rehab_Paint with a Pro" Chalk Paint® Technique Workshop

$ 295.00

Most  of our students have the self-confidence after taking our "Cabinet Rehab Basics" workshop to tackle their cabinet finishing projects on their own.  However, we have had several requests for more directed help, so we are offering this private, all inclusive workshop one-on-one to guide you through the process for your specific job. Starting...


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"Gilding & Foils" Quick Technique Workshop

Technique Workshop

$ 35.00
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"Gilding & Foils" Quick Technique Workshop

$ 35.00

Embellishing surfaces with composition leaf and metallic foils is extremely popular to create formal neo-classical design styles as well as contemporary, modern finishes.  We'll explore the properties of different sizing mediums, as well as application and oxidation techniques. This workshop is a lecture/demo designed to educate you about the pr...


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"Intro to Fabric Painting" with Chalk Paint® Technique Workshop - Artworks Northwest
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"Intro to Fabric Painting" with Chalk Paint® Technique Workshop

$ 65.00

YES, the versatility of Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan is amazing! Become comfortable fabric painting and dying with Chalk Paint. You will learn what the best fabric choices are, proper preparation and dying techniques.  Then embellish your fabric with image transfers and stenciling techniques to create "one of a kind" samples.  You can apply what ...


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"Mix It! Chalk Paint® Color Recipes Technique Workshop - Artworks Northwest
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"Mix It! Chalk Paint® Color Recipes Technique Workshop

$ 65.00

For those of you who insist on “Pottery Barn Black” or “Why isn’t there a brown?”…this is the workshop for you. Webster defines Mixture…. “The combined elements lose their individual identities and are fused, blended, or compounded in the result”.  Inspired by Annie Sloan’s Workbook published in November, 2012, and her book “Color Recipes”, we w...


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"Quick & Easy Paint Transformations" Book by Annie Sloan - Artworks Northwest

"Quick & Easy Paint Transformations" Book by Annie Sloan

$ 21.95

As an expert in the fields of color, furniture and interior design, Annie Sloan will guide you through more than 50 ways to transform your old home into something stunning. Transform old or reproduction furniture such as dressers, tables or even antique mirrors to create pieces that look both authentic and beautiful, just for the price of a pot ...


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"Shibori" Fabric Dying with Chalk Paint® Technique Workshop - Artworks Northwest
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"Shibori" Fabric Dying with Chalk Paint® Technique Workshop

$ 65.00

"Shibori" is a Japanese manual resist dyeing technique, which produces patterns on fabric. Traditionally shown in dark, rich, indigo dye, we will experiment with various types of natural fibers and tie dying techniques using Chalk Paint® to create one-of-a-kind designer fabrics that can be worn or used in home decor.   Wear paint clothes and bri...


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"Simply Whites" Chalk Paint® Technique Workshop

Design Style Workshop

$ 65.00
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"Simply Whites" Chalk Paint® Technique Workshop

$ 65.00

Learn the "tricks of the trade" as refinishing cabinets & furniture to a clear, clean  "white" can be among the most difficult finishes to execute. Create a smooth, modern finish free of brush marks or add some artistry and character to a traditional "shabby chic" white-on-white finish by layering colors, washes, and textures. You will be wo...


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"Versatilty of Chalk Paint" Quick Technique Workshop - Artworks Northwest
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"Versatilty of Chalk Paint" Quick Technique Workshop

$ 35.00

For those new to Chalk Paint, let our artisans show you the amazing versatility of this amazing product that has totally revolutionized our design team's decorative painting career,  This workshop will include a video presentation rather than a demonstration, to stimulate your creative juices! This workshop is a designed to educate you about the...


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BYOP - "Florentine Style" TABLE Chalk Paint® Technique Workshop

BYOP - "Florentine Style" TABLE Chalk Paint® Technique Workshop

$ 65.00

In response to numerous requests from our students, you will learn a specialty decorative painting finish on a TABLE so that you go home with a completed project .  Bring a SIDE TABLE, END TABLE or OCCASIONAL TABLE, the top of which should measure NO MORE than 4 square feet. Inspired by the master artisans in Florence, we will use layers of stai...


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BYOP - "Rustic Country Style" DRESSER Chalk Paint® Technique Workshop - Artworks Northwest

BYOP - "Rustic Country Style" DRESSER Chalk Paint® Technique Workshop

$ 65.00

In response to numerous requests from our students, you will learn a specialty decorative painting finish on a small DRESSER or END TABLE with drawers so that you go home with a completed project, the top of which should measure NO MORE than 4 square feet. Rustic Country style includes lots of layers and textures to create an aged, rugged look. ...


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BYOP - "Watercolor" TABLE Chalk Paint® Technique Workshop - Artworks Northwest
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BYOP - "Watercolor" TABLE Chalk Paint® Technique Workshop

$ 65.00

In response to numerous requests from our students, you will combine leaning a specialty painting technique on a TABLE so you will go home with a finished, functional project..  Bring a SIDE TABLE, END TABLE or OCCASIONAL TABLE, the top of which should measure NO MORE than 4 square feet. Inspired by Annie Sloan and a Simpler Times Stockist, we w...


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BYOP.."Bring Your Own FRAMED Piece" Chalk Paint® Technique Workshop - Artworks Northwest

BYOP.."Bring Your Own FRAMED Piece" Chalk Paint® Technique Workshop

$ 65.00

This workshop focuses on all types of frames....including PICTURE FRAMES & MIRRORS..  Most of us have beautiful pieces in our homes that are still in wonderful condition but simply need an updated finish. You may choose a technique from a myriad of options to paint your frame...Please indicate your preference of technique at registration so ...


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BYOP.."Bring Your Own LAMP or METAL Piece" Chalk Paint® Project Workshop - Artworks Northwest
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BYOP.."Bring Your Own LAMP or METAL Piece" Chalk Paint® Technique Workshop

$ 65.00

This workshop focuses on metal surfaces....including LAMPS, CHANDELIERS, TRAYS & SERVING PIECES, ORNAMENTATION, & STATUARY.  Most of us have beautiful pieces in our homes that are still in wonderful condition but simply need an updated finish. You may choose a technique from a myriad of options to paint your metal...from oxidation techni...


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BYOP.."Bring Your Own SIDE CHAIR Piece" Chalk Paint® Project Workshop - Artworks Northwest
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BYOP.."Bring Your Own SIDE CHAIR Piece" Chalk Paint® Technique Workshop

$ 65.00

This "Make It Your Own" workshop is designed to actually finish a SIDE CHAIR of your own with step-by-step guidance from an instructor.  You may choose a technique from a myriad of options to paint your chair. Please indicate your preference of technique at registration so we may properly prepare with materials necessary for use in the workshop....


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BYOP.."Bring Your Own UPHOLSTERED CHAIR Piece" Chalk Paint® Technique Workshop - Artworks Northwest

BYOP.."Bring Your Own UPHOLSTERED CHAIR Piece" Chalk Paint® Technique Workshop

$ 65.00

This "Make It Your Own" workshop is designed to actually REPAINT AN UPHOLSTERED CHAIR of your own with step-by-step guidance from an instructor.  You may choose a technique from a myriad of options to paint your chair. Please indicate your preference of technique at registration so we may properly prepare with materials necessary for use in the ...


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BYOP_"Bring Your Own FURNITURE Piece" Chalk Paint® Technique Workshop

BYOP_"Bring Your Own FURNITURE Piece" Chalk Paint® Technique Workshop

$ 65.00

This "Make It Your Own" series of workshops is designed to actually finish a piece of your own with step-by-step guidance from an instructor. Space is limited, so bring a piece you can CARRY UNDER ONE ARM, which also allows us to complete your project in the time allotted for the workshop!  You may choose a technique from a myriad of options to ...


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