The Big Paint - an International Online Workshop!
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Source for the Goose will be joining in with Annie Sloan Stockists all around the world who will be hosting the same workshop over one week as part of Annie Sloan's new Support Local campaign. Enabling you to support your high street from the comfort of your own home via Zoom. Invite friends and be “together apart” - all whilst learning a fun new skill. You’ll finish with a beautifully painted tray for your home and some newfound confidence in how to use Chalk Paint on a project of your own.

The workshop kit has been designed and created by Annie Sloan herself and you can either click and collect it, or it can be posted to you. Straightforward instructions will be provided to help you log into your online workshop along with others booked for the same date. During the workshop, I will be on hand for all the technical and practical advice you might need.

The workshop kit includes everything you will need for the session, so beginners will have nothing to worry about! You will receive:

• 3 x 120ml pots of Chalk Paint®
• 1 x 120ml of Clear Chalk Paint®Wax
• 1 x Small Flat Brush
• 1 x bespoke limited-edition stencil exclusive to the workshop
• and a wooden tray sourced from Annie’s trip to India earlier this year.

During the workshop I will teach you all about Chalk Paint® and will show you step-by-step how to create your very own painted tray. I will answer all the Chalk Paint®questions you’ve ever had (and probably some more besides). You’ll leave with new confidence to begin your own projects and enough leftover product to start immediately.

The workshop costs £39.95. You can reserve your place now by clicking the button above. Please leave a contact number so that I can call your to discuss payment and logistics.

Alternative dates for the week beginning 1st February may be possible, please ask for more information. As this workshop is 'virtual' via Zoom, you will need a good internet connection.

Chalk Paint Workshops
New! - Virtual Paint a Chair Project Pot Workshop!

Do you like the idea of Chalk Painting but don’t know where to start? Are you frustrated with social distancing and need a project? Join in a Virtual Paint a Chair Workshop, and have a go! Join in with a group of friends and perhaps we will rename this Paint and Prosecco!


  • You will need to have a chair or small bedside table (or similar size) to paint.

  • Choose one of the 44 colours in the Annie Sloan range and a Project Pot (120ml) of this and wax will be posted to you. 

  • You will learn how to paint a one colour finish on your piece of furniture and how to apply the clear wax to seal it. 

  • Have fun and also the chance to ask lots of questions about chalk painting.

  • By the end of the session, you will have a finished item of furniture to be proudly placed for all to enjoy!

The cost is £20 for a 2 hour workshop. Dates to be arranged, register your interest via the link or email If you don’t have a brush, these start at £5.95 for a flat brush or £13.95 for a bristle one.

If you have a group of friends who want to join in, then dates/times can be arranged around you. Daytime or evening is possible. Minimum group size 4, and maximum of 8. Discounts for whole groups of 6 -8. 












This course is run using Zoom, so will need a good internet connection.

Beginners Workshop

The following workshop is temporarily on hold until it is safe to run a group session again. Please register your interest for future dates.


Source for the Goose is one of Annie Sloan’s specially selected independent retailers, chosen for individual style and creativity. Chalk Paint is designed to be used on furniture without any time-consuming preparation.


Why not join one of our fun and informative workshops to learn how to use this fabulous paint.

  • This introductory course is designed to give you the confidence to start chalk painting. The workshop covers the following: 

  • An understanding of the paint and wax 

  • Two forms of distressing

  • A flat, smooth finish

  • Crackle glaze

  • Using the wax, including how to use the coloured waxes

  • Stencilling

The course is very hands on.


The cost is £65, which includes all materials, refreshments, a goodie bag and a voucher  for 10% off Annie Sloan products. You just need to bring yourself.

Call 01769 579483 to reserve a place or use this online form:



We are currently devising a new range of workshops, please leave your details if you would like more information on these.