The Colourist Issue 4 front cover piece painted by Annie Sloan with Chalk Paint® pastels
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The Colourist

The Colourist is a unique Bookazine dedicated to Annie Sloan’s passion for colour. Annie has written 26 books in her distinguished career, but The Colourist is her first venture into the world of magazines.

The Colourist Issue 4 front cover snippet painted by Annie Sloan with Chalk Paint®
Oxford Toile Desk pages from The Colourist by Annie Sloan Issue 4

The Colourist is a bi-annual Bookazine (bigger than a magazine, smaller than a book) publication, first launched on August 1st 2018. Each collectable issue comprises of 132 carefully curated pages bound in a covetable cover.

“To launch a magazine full of colour-filled inspiration has always been a dream of mine!” - Annie Sloan

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. All from the comfort of your home! The fun doesn’t finish once you’ve read the issue, either. Each edition also features a range of Chalk Paint® projects (suitable for all abilities, from absolute amateurs to Chalk Paint® connoisseurs) with easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions. Once you’ve closed the pages and with a new creative confidence you’ll definitely want to follow one of these how-to’s and bring some more colour and joy into your home!

Issue 4 includes a free Toile du Jouy-inspired decoupage paper pull-out. The Toile features scenes from Annie’s home city and the manufacture home of Chalk Paint®; Oxford (where Chalk Paint® is still made today!). It’s completely exclusive to The Colourist, and inside you’ll also find a step-by-step example of how to use it by Annie Sloan Interiors’ very own senior designer Joanna Lloyd, which you can see here.

Have a flick through some sample pages of The Colourist, below, to whet your appetite…

Annie’s Bookazine is for anyone who wants to escape to a colourful refuge for an hour or two, find artistic inspiration, or use Annie’s step-by-step guides to transform their own furniture. More than an Interiors magazine, The Colourist will tickle your intellect, arm you with the tools to be your own Interior Designer, and inspire you to upcycle your own furniture – all whilst looking beautiful on your coffee table.

The Colourist is available to purchase through Annie’s global network of Stockists, and online at www.AnnieSloan.com in the UK. You can find your local stockist by using Annie’s Stockist finder. Please ask your local Stockist for availability first.

It is also stocked in selected stores across the globe, including WHSmith and selected independents in the UK, Barnes & Noble in the US and more in Europe, Canada and Australasia.

The Colourist Issue 3 front cover piece painted by Lucy Tiffney with Chalk Paint by Annie Sloan photo by Jesse Wild
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The Colourist Issue 2 by Annie Sloan inside pages
The Colourist Issue 2 by Annie Sloan front cover photo by Jesse Wild
“Come with me around the world to meet artists and designers who use colour, pattern and paint in their own special way.” - Annie Sloan
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Annie Sloan by a Chalk Paint® in Napoleonic Blue paint vat in her Oxford warehouse
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Abstract Modern Art cabinet painted by Annie Sloan with Chalk Paint® for the front cover of The Colourist Issue 4
How to paint a Malachite Effect Table Top painted by Annie Sloan with Chalk Paint® in Florence and Amsterdam Green from The Colourist Issue 3
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