Annie Sloan chalk painting for beginners workshop

Completed sample board from the Basics workshop


‘Annie Sloan workshop’…

‘The Paint Kitchen’ and RAW Furniture will be hosting an Annie Sloan Chalk Paint Class at ‘Raw Furniture’ studio in Ribchester, Ribble Valley. The class is ideal for anyone who would like to know basic and intermediate techniques and skills in using Annie’s Chalk Paint and Waxes.

On the 3 hour course, we will firstly talk to you about the environmental benefits to painting furniture and then discuss how preparation and inspiration is key to creating the perfect finished painted piece. Next we will experiment on sample boards with paint layering, brush techniques, colour combinations, white washing, stencilling and frottage. We will then complete the boards by distressing with different grade sandpapers and then seal the paint with Clear Wax and use Dark Brown, Black and White Waxes, to create lovely aged patinas and to enhance textures. By the end of the class, you will go away with the knowledge and confidence to start your own painted piece at home, as-well as understanding how up-cycling is great for a more sustainable world.

Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.

What's included in the price?

Tools, all materials (paint, waxes etc. ), refreshments - tea, coffee, biscuits.


Patricia Carter at Paint Kitchen


Bee Mill, Preston Road

Suitable for

  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Hen dos
  • Public transport
  • Stag dos
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers
  • Wheelchair users


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In-person course
Elizabeth - - #24752

Patricia is a fantastic teacher and is incredibly knowledgeable about the craft. I've loved all of the workshops I've been to, especially the bring your own bit! There's yummy homemade cakes, Patricia is so accommodating for dietary requirements too, with some amazing vegan scones available last time!

Response from Paint Kitchen:

Thank you very much Elizabeth. Glad you enjoyed the Paint Kitchen workshop and home made vegan scones! 👍

In-person course
Sharon Sutton - - #24678

Excellent course, had a great time and Patricia was very helpful and informative. Cakes and brews also - very enjoyable few hours, would highly recommend.

Response from Paint Kitchen:

Thank you very much Sharon. It was an absolute pleasure to teach you and I hope that you continue to paint in the future 👍

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