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The Colourist is a unique bi-annual bookazine dedicated to Annie Sloan's passion for colour. Annie Sloan is world-leading expert in paint and colour and the founder of world-famous furniture paint, Chalk Paint™
Each issue comprises of 132 carefully curated pages bound in a collectable cover.
Inside, you’ll find interviews with creatives Annie admires; discover beautiful furniture Annie loves; sneak peeks inside homes that inspire Annie; and travel to off-the-beaten-track destinations Annie has explored. Each issue also features a range of Chalk Paint™ projects (suitable for all abilities, from beginners to Chalk Paint™ connoisseurs) with easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions.
Issue 4 includes exclusive découpage Oxford toile papers; six Chalk Paint™ tutorials; painted furniture inspiration; befores and afters; 15 pages of Annie’s pick of designer and makers, home tours with three contrasting homes: a bohemian home in Canada, a characterful Dutch houseboat, and an English artist’s creative home with Get the Look pages; The history of the colour white; profiles of the fashion icon, Iris Apfel and artist Edward Bawden; the interiors trend for Toile de Jouy; Annie Sloan’s personal guide to Oxford and the legendary Round Top Antiques Show in Texas.