Chalk Paint® Workshops

Be inspired by Annie’s practical approach to painting and gain the confidence to achieve a range of professional quality finishes without the fuss. Rachel, owner of Brocante Home, is a Trained Annie Sloan Stockist and Workshop Teacher with Workshops available for both beginner and experienced painters. Only an Annie Sloan Stockist is qualified to teach Annie’s easy and inspiring techniques for painting furniture – and much more!

These Workshops are offered at our Richmond, VA Studio from 11 am to 2 pm and are taught by me, Rachel Pugliese. Class size is limited so I can give individualized attention.

Individual Workshops are also available – please ask!

Group Workshop Schedule

(click the link below to register for the current Workshop)


This three-hour Workshop is where you will learn four basic techniques for painting with Chalk Paint® including Smooth Modern, Textured Rustic, Color Wash, Two Color Distressed plus the correct application of all of the Chalk Paint® Waxes (including Clear, Dark, White and Black), distressing and buffing for a brilliant patina. You will learn all you need to know to begin painting your masterpiece. Not just for beginners! Even if you have had experience with Chalk Paint® and want to learn more this Workshop is for you also. There will be plenty of time to ask questions. All supplies (and a snack) are provided. Register below:



This three hour hands-on Workshop is for those of you who have taken Chalk Paint® : The Basics or have had experience painting with Chalk Paint® decorative paint by Annie Sloan and want to learn a few more techniques. In this three hour Workshop, we will explore advanced layering and distressing techniques, including how to use Multiple Color Washes, Wet Distressing, Annie’s Wet Wax Distress Technique and Dry Brushing to add depth. I will also show you how to use Craqueleur and the application of all four colors of Soft Wax. We will review but not cover the basics of using Chalk Paint® so please be familiar with Chalk Paint®. Check back for schedule.


We also offer Private Lessons by the hour. These lessons are taught by Anne DeCamps – for more information, please contact her at: 


TRAINED – Only Annie Sloan Stockists are trained in the Annie Sloan Method and can offer you workshops and up-to-date practical advice on paint techniques and color.

QUALIFIED – Annie Sloan Stockists go through a rigorous selection process as well as continued training and development to make them the very best they can be. You’ll recognise an authorized Stockist by their circular Annie Sloan badges.

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