Annie Sloan is one of the world’s most respected experts in the field of decorative painting. Annie developed her unique range of decorative paint, Chalk Paint™ in 1990 drawing on years of experience in the field of decorative paints and colour. Annie has now written over 25 books on traditional paints, colour and techniques and the other latest by Cico Books are ‘Annie Sloan’s Chalk Paint™ Work Book’ (2015), ‘Annie Sloan’s Room Recipes for Style and Colour’ (2014), ‘Colour Recipes for Painted Furniture and More’(2013), ‘Quick & Easy Paint Transformations’ (2010) and ‘Creating the French Look’ (2008). Annie Sloan products are sold exclusively in almost 1,500 handpicked independent stockists in around 50 countries throughout the world.
Painting expert Annie Sloan presents her guide to painting everything! With forty step-by-step projects, Annie guides you through her methods for creating spectacular effects to transform walls and furniture, as well as floors and fabrics. Each project is accompanied by clear instructions and helpful tips. Featured techniques include stenciling, printing, waxing and dyeing. You can find out, too, how to combine colour for different styles and how to tap into your creativity by painting patterns freehand. No matter what your skill level, ‘Annie Sloan Paints Everything’ will enable you to make over your home to create the stylish, individual interior you have always wanted.
Annie Sloan says: “With this book I wanted to reach more people than ever, from the younger rental market looking for a quick way to spruce up affordable furniture to experienced upcyclers who are lookingfor a challenge beyond simply painting furniture. My mantra is always ‘Paint Everything’ and I have really enjoyed having the opportunity of showing a number of techniques for using my paint, Chalk Paint™, including painting fabrics and leather, printing with cord, lino printing, image transfer, experimenting with coloured waxes and more.”
‘Annie Sloan Paints Everything’ is published by Cico Books and is available in bookshops nationwide.