Chalk Paint® Workshops

All workshops are held at Gaysha Contemporary Paint and Patten, 25 Bell Street, South Townsville.

Bookings are limited and must be paid in advance to secure your spot. Payment can be made in store, via credit card, Paypal or direct deposit.

The workroom is set up for you to view all the Chalk Paint®.

Introduction to Chalk Paint® - $99 (special offer worth $125)

Our Introduction Workshop covers the basics of the Annie Sloan Method and her signature two colour distressing. This is a beginner's course which will cover the following:

  • One-colour clear wax look
  • Two-colour distressed look dark wax
  • Stencil Design

Bring one small piece of timber furniture to paint up in a color of your choice. Your piece should be no larger than a chair, something you can carry under one arm and take home in the backseat of your car.

There are limited numbers, so payment will secure your booking and no refunds.

All painting and wax equipment supplied, brushes and stencils for application use - these will be available for purchase with a 10% discount.

Come along and learn about the best paint in the world, you will be sure to love it.

Introduction to Chalk Paint Workshop Flyer

Workshop commences at 10:00am and finishes around 2:30pm.

Light lunch included - please advise of diet restrictions.

Wear your painting clothes!

Group Workshops and Friday night bookings of up to six can be tailored to Group needs:-

 A Chair Affair, Shabby Hen's Party, Chic Baby Shower, Baby Boomers Birthday  - call today and book for your group

Creative Techniques Jewellery Box Workshop - $125.00 

Sunday 10th December 2023                      

If you have completed our Introduction to Chalk Paint® Workshop and are now looking at exploring other Annie Sloan Products then this Workshop is sure to impress. No need to bring a thing just yourself as the workshop will supply a jewellery box or  piece of artboard to practice the techniques on. This is a 4.5 hour workshop and you will learn to use Annie Sloan Chalk Paint, Decoupage, Gold size and Stencil Gilding to transfer images onto your pieces using a variety of techniques.

Workshop is from 10:00am -14:30pm and includes all supplies.

Clock Workshop - $60.00

By Appointment  or TBA (8 places)

Clock Workshop - give yourself a little "Time Out" !

This is a great short class where you will paint a clock to be introduced to the wonderful world of Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan. All materials are supplied, including a craft wood clock. Just bring your imagination and a friend, and a glass of something, as light snacks are provided. 

Saturday afternoon 2:30pm to 5:00 pm - commencing 13th August 2022

Please call Ray to book in on 0411 897 472 as places are limited - groups welcome up to 8 people

Book through our Contact Us page or call Ray on (07) 4420 1471 or 0411 897 472

Kitchen Cupboard Makeover Workshop - $95.00

Sunday TBA (6 places)

A classic kitchen is easy to achieve using a fabulous Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan colour and  Soft Wax. Practical demonstration and paint, wax and stencil techniques are taught in this workshop to upstyle your kitchen cupboards to suit your individual taste.

Workshop is from 10:00am - 2:30pm and includes all supplies.

Book through our Contact Us page or call Ray on (07) 4420 1471 or 0411 897 472

A bit about Rose

My name is Rose Alexander and I am the creator of Gaysha Contemporary Paint and Pattern in Townsville. I have a love for painted furniture and enjoy transforming time worn pieces into beautiful personal treasures. I have a fine art degree from James Cook University and have been painting for over 20 years and it brings me much pleasure to be the Townsville Stockist for Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan.

A bit about Annie

One of the world's most respected paint and colour experts, Annie Sloan brings decades of knowledge and plenty of style to her hugely popular line of decorative paint, Chalk Paint®. And with books, brushes, stencils, and fabrics, her inspirations are transforming more and more homes every day.

By leading the decorative painting revolution over the last 25 years, Annie Sloan is widely recognised as one of the world's most respected experts in paint and colour.

As well as authoring over 20 internationally sold books, Annie Sloan transformed the world of furniture painting with the creation of her own brand of decorative paint, Chalk Paint®, in 1990. Annie's fine-art background and contagious enthusiasm for decorative painting has motivated both home painters and experienced professionals, unlocking countless creative potentials over the last 30 years.

Annie Sloan is all about sharing her passion for decorative painting, and inspiring people to be creative and adventurous with her paints and colours. Her products are exclusively available through her network of over 1,400 independent Stockists located around the world. Read more about Annie