creating a soft black color using ASCP. Put Graphite ASCP over a coat of Aubusson Blue ASCP for a "very soft rich black". Put a coat of clear wax over that and end with a coat of dark wax. You will have a "deep, rich, but soft black".
There are a few ways to vary the sheen and finish of duck egg blue Annie Sloan chalk paint. Its a very popular color and it looks great, but if you wonder what different finishes will look like, here are some samples to look at. I sanded each one until
CHALK PAINT :: Annie Sloan Chalk Paint Color Chart :: You can mix paints, apply wax to create old world patina, dilute to create a wash showing wood grain, use it as an impasto (thickly)--just leave the lid off to thicken.