Half Day Furniture Painting Workshops

Learn a new skill for life!

Learning to paint furniture the Annie Sloan way will be a skill you will carry with you always, a skill for life, and after you’ve spent a few hours learning various processes, painting furniture will stop being a chore, and become a labour of love!

We aim to give you the confidence to go home & get straight on with painting! or if you already are, then further develop your knowledge & give you ideas, finishing tips and the inspiration to transform, update and enhance your projects using the Annie Sloan range of products including her Chalk Paint, Clear & Dark waxes, Decoupage, Craqueleur, stenciling, guiding waxes and gold, silver & copper leaf.


Everyone Loves Annie !




  • Saturday 5th May

  • Saturday 2nd June

  • Saturday 16th June

Learn to paint the Annie Sloan way! A great course for beginners who want to learn the skills to paint at home. Also good for those who have used the paint but who want to improve their techniques and achieve the best possible finish. Course covers paint application, and finishes using the range of waxes creating a ‘solid colour’ or distressed finish as well as two colour process (layering one colour over another and rubbing back to reveal).

You can bring a small simple piece along to practice on, or let us provide you with something of ours.

10% discount available on all Annie Sloan products to everyone who attends a workshop. Includes free refreshments served from our lovely cafe, you may want to stay for lunch!



  • Saturday 12th May

  • Saturday 7th July

The follow on course for those looking to take chalk paint further…. the possibilities are endless! Learn how to decoupage, stencil, work with gold size and leaf, NEW! Gilding waxes, and crackle glaze using Craqueleur 2 stage process.

Working on a board to create a picture you take home with the skills and inspiration to use the techniques directly on your own furniture projects at home.   Let us guide and inspire you.  The possibilities are endless!

Small friendly relaxed groups to ensure individual attention. Written notes to take away. Coffee and cake provided from our in house Franklin’s cafe! You might decide to stay for lunch!

Two Colour Process




HALF DAY Courses run from 10.30 am to 1 pm

Small groups of 5/6 people to ensure individual attention.


Michael Keehan Ltd, 12 Franklin Road, Portslade, BN41 1AF

Free local parking

10% discount on all Annie Sloan products bought on or after the course date


Call Michael 07595 394877 or Jane 07989 913726 for further details and to book your place!