Inherent in the "artistry" of decorative painting, Annie Sloan, first and foremost is a fine artist and she wants YOU to learn how to mix her basic colors into a wide range of colors...so much so, that the palette is endless.
To help you with the learning process, here are some workshops and resources that will guide you to be creative in expanding your color choices.
Technique Tip: When mixing colors for your project, mix all of the paint you will need to complete your project at the beginning so that we don't run out of paint. Making exactly the same color, even though you may measure, is virtually impossible. Coverage Rate per quart: 150 sqft
Color Made Easy
"Color Recipes for Painted Furniture" Book by Annie Sloan
As a specialist in color and design, Annie Sloan knows how to make a home look beautiful. Color Recipes for Painted Furniture and More is split into 40 step-by-step projects that will brighten your interiors and provide your rooms with stunning and authentic-looking features. Divided into five of Annie's favorite styles, including French, Boho C...
Chalk Paint® Workshop
"Mix It! Chalk Paint® Color Recipes Technique Workshop
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...
"Room Recipes for Style and Color" Book by Annie Sloan
Discover your ideal style with Annie Sloan’s Room Recipes for Style and Color.Written with her son Felix, this is Annie’s first purely interior style book. In it, she discusses nine of the key interior design styles, describing what makes up each style—but it’s personal, too, as Annie and Felix talk about what aspects they like best about them. ...
Design Style Workshop
BYOP - "Watercolor" TABLE Chalk Paint® Technique Workshop
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...
Design Style Workshop
BYOP_"Creating with Color" DRESSER Chalk Paint® Technique Workshop
In response to numerous requests from our students to paint their own surface, 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. Inherent in the "artistry" of decorative painting, Annie Sloan,...
Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan
Color Card, bi-fold by Annie Sloan
These cards contain painted swatches of each color. Designed by Annie Sloan, it is arranged in a color wheel fashion to aid you in selecting complimentary colors and understanding the make up of each color. There is also a brief description for the basis, history, and "why" of each of Annie's colors. This color card belongs in every painters lib...
ColorPaks come in 18 exciting ready-to-use colors. Each color can be used in different strengths to create an endless variety. For a rich, dark color use up to 2 4oz ColorPaks (8 oz) per gallon of Type I Solution. Or, use a partial ColorPak to create a beautiful pastel shade. ColorPaks can also be intermixed to formulate original one-of-a-kind c...