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Chalk Paint® is not simply paint with chalk added to it. It is not chalkboard paint. It is not made by adding plaster of Paris or grout or even baking soda to an existing paint. Chalk Paint® is the unique decorative paint Annie Sloan developed for furniture, floors and walls, drawing on a lifetime of research and experience in working with paint and colour. Chalk Paint® adheres to most surfaces and creates gorgeous results quickly and easily. Use it for a textured finish, a distressed finish, a smooth contemporary finish or even as a wash. Please take a few moments to meet the creator of this revolutionary product, Annie Sloan.
How to create random patterns using Chalk Paint®
Annie Sloan - Chalk Paint® tutorial No.2 - two-colour distressing technique with clear wax
First things First....What is Chalk Paint®?
Who is Annie Sloan?
By leading the decorative painting revolution over the last 20 years, Annie Sloan has become perhaps the world’s most respected expert in decorative paint, colours, and techniques. Alongside her unique and versatile decorative paint, Chalk Paint®, Annie has inspired generations with her accessible, lively, and creative approach to getting great results.
Annie’s fine art background and contagious enthusiasm for decorative painting has motivated both home painters and experienced professionals and unlocked countless creative potentials. She has travelled Europe, North America and Australia sharing her love for paint and colour, and teaching her techniques for home decoration, through sold-out lecture tours and intimate workshops. She has also published over 20 books on decorative painting, selling more than 2 million worldwide.
How to create an aged look using Dark Chalk Paint® Wax
Annie Sloan demonstrates several Chalk Paint® techniques below.
The Annie Sloan range is synonymous with excellent results that are easy and fun to achieve. Her products are exclusively available through Annie’s network of independent Stockists such a Founders who are located all over the world.
Annie Sloan - Chalk Paint® tutorial No.1 - one-colour distressing technique with dark wax.