Tuesday, February 18, 2014

News Update


I have combined my blogs into one site. Please continue to follow me at COLORWAYS 


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Thanks, Leslie 

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Annie Sloan Chalk Paint Color Wheel

Annie Sloan Chalk Paint Color Wheel.  Color + Old White = Tints. Different amounts of Old White (or Pure White) combined with a color will yield a progression. This is helpful in extending your range of colors no matter what type of paint you are using.

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Saturday, January 25, 2014

Portal in Arles

A door located in Arles, France,
exemplifies the Chalk Paint color named in its honor.

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Custom Color Emerald Green

In addition to the layering of colors to achieve an aged look,
custom colors can be made by mixing. Florence and Antibes Green
can be combined to form a rich emerald green.

The Colors of Carl Larsson

A palette from Sweden in Annie Sloan's Chalk Paint

Sunday, January 19, 2014

Shades of Grey

 A rich grey is rarely just shades of black and white.
On a door in Belgium, several hues are layered and
mixed to form greys with depth and texture

Friday, January 17, 2014

Pretty in Pink

     European Architecture in lovely pink tones.


Contrast Colors

Color Theory contrasts form a warm palette in Annie Sloan colors.

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Dark and Moody

A somber mix of Chalk Paint neutrals, with just a hint of Paloma,
are layered to form a well worn patina.