About this Event
The Annie Sloan Big Paint Weekend is headed to Music City, Austin, TX this year and it's going to be an unforgettable experience. Enjoy two days of demonstrations and workshops from the inventor of Chalk Paint®, Annie Sloan herself together with carefully selected world-class instructors including Kacha Furniture, Jonathon Marc Mendes, Nina from Haunte Design and Kim from Gadoury Restoration.
The event coincides with The Round Top Antiques Show, making it perfectly timed for painters, creatives, and upcyclers seeking to learn new skills, connect with industry leaders in the decorative painting business, and get a first-hand look at the latest Annie Sloan products.
If you are a furniture painter, missing out on this opportunity is just not an option!
WHEN & WHERE
Join Annie Sloan for two action-packed days of Chalk Paint® technique demonstrations on the 28th and 29th of October at the iconic Austin Central Library. Located in the heart of downtown Austin, just a few steps from Music City, the library will offer attendees a selection of complimentary drinks, refreshments, canapes, cocktails, and lunch throughout the weekend, all included in the ticket price!
WHAT & WHO
Annie will be joined by a selection of the biggest names in the furniture painting world, including The Reclaimed Heirloom, Ildiko Horvath, ,Jonathon Marc Mendes and Kacha Furniture.
You’ll watch these superstar painters demonstrate their skills on stage and also have the opportunity to meet them, talk to them, ask them questions, and learn from them throughout the course of the two days. With Love Furniture, One Man's Treasure, Gadoury Restoration, Orchid's True Blue, and Nina from Haunte are flying in, too. Plus more demonstrators will be added to the line-up over the next few weeks.
The demonstrations have been developed to teach some of the most popular decorative painting techniques. You will see demonstrations of:
- How to achieve an old world look
- Using Gold, Silver and Copper Leaf
- Using Metallic Paint
- How to create a faux rust effect
- Creating texture in multiple ways
- How to create a layered marble effect
- How to achieve a smooth modern finish with Chalk Paint & Satin Paint
- How to paint a mural
- Mastering blending techniques
- Advanced Brush techniques
- Stenciling techniques
- Creative wall painting techniques, including Rough Luxe Marbling
In addition, our on-site Technical Advisor, Jen Hawkins, will be available to share tips, tricks, and offer hands-on demonstrations using Chalk Paint®, UK and US-based Annie Sloan team members will also be present to provide expert advice on selecting the best furniture to paint and insider knowledge on how to become an Annie Sloan Stockist. Don't miss out on this invaluable opportunity!
As we said, JAMPACKED!
EARLYBIRD TICKETS: Earlybird Tickets are on sale at $500 and will increase to $550 from August 8th.
TICKETS: Please note that tickets are limited to only 250 attendees to ensure that everyone receives optimal training. We highly recommend booking early to secure your spot and avoid disappointment. Additionally, if you have a PayPal account, you can take advantage of split payment options available at checkout.
For a select group of fortunate Chalk Paint® enthusiasts, we have an exciting VIP (Very Important Painters) package available for $750. This exclusive ticket grants you full access to the two-day demonstration event at the Austin Library, plus an intimate breakfast and private audience with Annie Sloan on either Saturday October 28th or Sunday, October 29th. In addition to receiving Chalk Paint® wisdom and upcycling advice, you'll also receive a special luxury goodie bag, with exclusive gifts from Annie herself. Don't miss out on this extraordinary opportunity!
ANNIE SLOAN’S BIG PAINT WEEKEND WILL INCLUDE:
•. Demonstrations from some of the biggest names in the furniture painting world
• Meet colour and paint expert Annie Sloan
• The opportunity to mingle with other like-minded painters
• Buffet lunch, coffee and tea provided on both days
• Art talk and complimentary drinks and canapes on Saturday night
• A first look at exciting new yet-to-be-released Annie Sloan products
• Complimentary goodie bag
• Shop with exclusive discounts
• Learn how to be an Annie Sloan Stockist
Event Venue & Nearby Stays
Austin Central Library, 710 W Cesar Chavez St, Austin, United States
USD 500.00 to USD 750.00