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Silk Painting
Instructor: Deborah Zwetsch

A watercolor painting of fish in the water.

April 5 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

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Silk painting is the application of dyes directly onto silk fabric. The colors are quite often bright, vibrant, and translucent, creating a one-of-a-kind piece.

Students will be inspired as Deborah demonstrates an exciting array of techniques with cloth designs observing nature. You will hand-paint your very own original art on “crepe de Chine’ silk fabric–canvas that measures 25”x25”

Supply fee: $36 per student, payable to instructor

Friday, April 5, 2024, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

1-day workshop, $ 95 / $76 Annual Donors

Class meets at 900 Dunlop Road, Sanibel., To register, call 239-395-0900.


Deborah Zwetsch headshotDeborah Zwetsch is a fine artist who works on silk scarves/sarongs. Each scarf is a hand-painted, original piece of art. She created Zwear Scarves in the mid-nineties, inspired by working in an “art to wear” store in Philadelphia.

Deb has shown her work at many prestigious shows, including the New York Gift Show, ACC/Baltimore, Magic, and Las Vegas. Her scarves have been displayed in the Smithsonian’s Renwick Gallery, as well as in many museum gift shops and boutiques throughout the country.

Deb moved to Florida in 2006 and resides on Pine Island. She will have a major exhibit at the Art Alliance of Ft. Myers in February 2024.

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CANCELLATION POLICY: Cancellations made more than one week prior to the start of class will receive an 80% refund.

-Or- funds can be transferred to any other workshop of your choice during the current season.

Registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferable for cancellations made less than one-week (7-days) prior to the start of the class.


April 5
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

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BIG ARTS Sanibel
900 Dunlop Rd
Sanibel, FL 33957 United States
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