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Wool Painting (Dry) !!

Instructor: Karen Zukas

Ages: 10 up

Format:  3 hour workshop

Date:  Friday, April 19th

Time:  6:00 to 9:00

Course Fee: $45.  All materials included:  kits, with several kinds and colors of wool, tools and instruction. 

Wool Painting (Dry) !!

$55.00Price
  • Dry Wool Painting is a sweet and gratifying process, with limitless creativity for anyone who puts their hand and mind to it.   It's easier than you may think and with a little practice, you'll be doing it with speed and accuracy and will develop your own unique style.   Wool Painting is versatile, habit forming and they make great gifts for so many occasions.  We'll use kits in this beginner's workshop to get you going on the process, and to show you the materials you'll be using and to make a gorgeous finished piece.  If there's time, I'll show you how to get started on your own on a felt sheet with wool and the barbed needles as well.

  • Karen Charbonneau Zukas has been making all kinds of stuff  for most of her life.  Needle Felting is a recent skill acquired, but she has taken off like a rocket, making sweet little domestic and woodland animals for fun.  She is a graduate of Tufts university and The School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston with a master’s degree in education from Western New England University. She is a recognized portrait painter and potter and former columnist for the Bulletin in Boston. She has been teaching various subjects, primarily advanced ESL, fine art, writing, test prep, debate and humanities; at universities, preparatory, public, private and international schools and community ed in Boston and now locally for over 35 years. She and her family moved back to the south coast in 2013. She is currently working on a book which is a series of short animal stories from her personal experiences. She is the proprietor of Peasantware Pottery in New Bedford and the founder of The New Bedford Art and Cultural Emporium at Kilburn ! Email: kczukas@comcast.net 

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