Artisan Workshops
Create a masterpiece you’ll be proud of using Annie Sloan’s decorative Chalk Paint®. Each workshop features locally made beautifully handcrafted 3-dimensional wooden pieces. 

Attendees are able to use a variety of different effects and finishes for a truly unique design.

Getting Started – Chalk Paint® 101
If you love to paint with Chalk Paint® decorative paint by Annie Sloan but have never had any formal training, or if you have heard all about Chalk Paint® but have never tried it out, this is a great workshop for you!

You will learn why people rave about this great paint. The paint was formulated to rejuvenate old furniture without all of the hard, time-consuming work of sanding and stripping.

In this workshop you will be instructed in four of the most popular techniques used in painting with Chalk Paint® decorative paint by Annie Sloan.

  • Smooth modern finish
  • How to make Graphite look darker
  • Dry Brushing
  •  Color washing
  • PLUS: The proper application of Annie’s Soft Clear and Dark Waxes will be included in this workshop!
  • Trouble shooting – bleed through
  • Surface prep
  • Helpful tips

Student Choice Heart or CA 

  • Saturday, July 8th 1:00-4:30 PM
  • Sunday, July 9th 12:00-3:30 PM
  • Saturday, July 29th 1:00-4:30 PM
  • Sunday, July 30th 12:00-3:30 PM
  • Saturday, August 12th 1:00-4:30 PM
  • Sunday, August 13th 12:00-3:30 PM
  • Saturday, August 26th 1:00-4:30 PM
  • Sunday, August 27th 12:00-3:30 PM


These popular workshops fill up fast and s pace is limited.

Contact us to reserve your spot at 916-714-0619

or e-mail:

Cost: $65 includes all supplies (pre–registration and pre–payment required)

Our team is made up of artists, historians and travelers. We believe that in order to understand the value of something, you must be able to see, touch and experience it. Therefore, we travel across Turkey and beyond to meet with local artisans and experience their craftsmanship first hand, bringing back not only the item, but the story behind it. 

Chalk Paint® 101 Workshop Dates​​​​​​

  • ​Tuesday, August 8th 1:00-3:30 PM​
  • ​Tuesday,  August 29th 1:00-3:30 PM​

Cost: $45 (pre-registration and pre-payment required)

Class Size: 6-7
Groups are welcome. Special times and rates apply. Please contact Dave for details.

REGISTER TODAY by calling 916-714-0619 or e-mail: