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Materials and tools for creating wool paintings
By Oksana / October 15, 2021

Materials and tools for creating wool paintings

People often ask me, what materials and tools do I use to create wool paintings. Besides the main material, wool, I also use a substrate, scissors, tweezers, and the frame with glass. I’ll go in depth on how I use each item in this article. Let’s start with a frame....

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Where do I get my inspiration from
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By Oksana / September 15, 2021

Where do I get my inspiration from

In order to be surrounded by inspiration and find new ideas, I think it’s important to get out of the house to take a walk, go for a run, or find a pleasant coffee shop for a nice latte. Since I create paintings with wool, the only place I can...

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How Did Wool Painting Begin
Wool Paintings
By Oksana / July 15, 2021

How Did Wool Painting Begin

It’s believed that wool painting came into existence in the beginning of the 20th century, in Germany. The technique of wool painting was founded by Rudolf Steiner, an Austrian philosopher, scientist, and architect. He traveled through the country’s provinces, trying to find common materials to use for creating artwork, and...

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How did I become interested in wool painting
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By Oksana / June 15, 2021

How did I become interested in wool painting

I discovered "wool painting" technique in one of my favorite book stores in Saint Petersburg, "Bukvoed", in 2014. This store has a huge selection of everything, not just books, but also games, puzzles, stationary, souvenirs, etc – basically “Barnes & Noble” combined with “Michaels” which is why I like to...

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What Is Wool Painting
Wool Paintings
By Oksana / May 15, 2021

What Is Wool Painting

“Wool painting” or “wool watercolor” is a technique used to create pictures, not by the method of dry or wet felting, but by placing multiple colors of dry wool in layers on a quilted fabric surface, then covering it with glass. When the fibers are compressed under the glass surface,...

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