Using chalk paint
The Definitive Guide To Homemade Chalk Paint Recipes - Many recipes out there, so they say not to take their recipes for law, but the Plaster of Paris recipe is one they use ALL the time, and it's a tried-and-true all-purpose chalk paint recipe. All are good options if Annie Sloan® paint is unavailable.
Krylon Gesso Spray provides a quick way to prepare a smooth, hard, ready-to-paint surface on canvas, board, plaster, wood, or cloth. This surface is bright white and non-yellowing. Apply gesso in thin coats, 30 seconds apart. Using a gesso spray saves time and eliminates brush strokes, sanding, and brush clean up.
ASCP - 2 coats of French Linen, 1 coat of watered down Old White, lightly distressed so that it looked natural. Mixed 3 spoonfuls of clear wax, 2 spoonfuls of dark wax, and 1 tablespoon of French Linen paint, and mixed it together and started applying. After the wax dried, clear wax was applied to remove any unwanted dark wax mixture by rubbing it with a rag.