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Gale Zucker & Joan Tapper
That's Joan on the left. We are shown at a wine tasting, and that accounts for Gale's tilt.
Interests: Joan writes. Gale photographs.
Recent Activity
A new book, and with it some events! We LOVE to booksign and blab about this book and the projects within. • Saturday December 3rd at CraftWork Somerville in Somerville MA . It is our only Boston area event so we hope you can join us! Check the link for... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2016 at Photography for Knitters
Welcome to a long overdue update on upcoming Photography for Knitters and MORE workshops. TNNA- The National Needlework Arts Association Summer Tradeshow June 10&11th 2016, Washington DC If you are interested in expanding, improving, or just starting to get your feet wet in social media, and you are a member... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2016 at Photography for Knitters
I'm thrilled to be returning to two of my favorite Maker/Arts/Handcraft/Community Building venues to teach in the coming months. July 31-August 1st at A Gathering of Stitches in Portland Maine Samantha's put together 2 days of classes--one full day and two halves--that can stand alone, or if you want to... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2015 at Photography for Knitters
Spring! Fresh new things! If you're wanting to attend a Photography for Knitters workshop with me, or wish to have me teach one, get in touch! Here's what's coming up- iphone photo of wet felting experiments First up, I'll be teaching Making iPhone* Masterpieces workshops in New Jersey on the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2015 at Photography for Knitters
We're late to congratulate Dr. Carolyn Mazloomi, on being named a National Endowment for the Arts Heritage Fellow. From their website "The NEA National Heritage Fellowships recognize the recipients' artistic excellence and support their continuing contributions to our nation's traditional arts heritage" Well deserved! Dr Carolyn Mazloomi is profiled in... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2014 at Craft Activism
Thanks to all who joined me for the Photo Editing Webinar. It will be available on demand very soon from Interweave . I will add the link as soon as I have it. Meanwhile, you can still get BASIC PHOTOGRAPHY for KNITTERS I'm thriiled to share that the next brand... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2014 at Photography for Knitters
Join me at 1 pm eastern (US) Wednesday October 22nd for a live webinar from Interweave: Photo Editing for Knitters. We are going to make your photos crazy good, and absolutely NO Photoshop is needed. We'll use free online software that is user friendly. And somewhat addictive. (don't say I... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2014 at Photography for Knitters
Oh BOY! It's time for the NY Sheep & Wool Festival in Rhinebeck NY. I'll be there from Friday Oct 17-Sunday October 19th- at the very least. For the first time in years I'm neither teaching, nor bookhawking, nor doing a big photo project...which means I am available to do... Continue reading
Posted Sep 29, 2014 at Photography for Knitters
New classes, and in new locations: hope to see you soon! If you see something you wish I were offering in your neck of the woods, don't hesitate to give me a shout . We can make it happen. •••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• A very special PHOTOGRAPHY WEEKEND at GATHERING OF STITCHES in... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2014 at Photography for Knitters
While I hate to see the summer fade, I've decided to embrace the sharp clear light of September, and look ahead happily to the coming months. I've got classes I can't wait to teach. That makes the future appear all that much brighter. Join me : NY SHEEP & WOOL... Continue reading
Posted Sep 24, 2013 at Photography for Knitters
As you know, we are all in favor of the granny square. So we had to share this excellent use of granny squares and reusing/recycling old tires. spotted by the entrance to Madison Wool, in Madison , Connecticut. Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2013 at Craft Activism
Handcrafted and monumental are not normally words that go together, but that's the combination that inescapably came to mind when I stepped into the main gallery of Labour and Wait, the new exhibit at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art that is a mind-boggling "must see" for anyone interested in... Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2013 at Craft Activism
Time to get outside and make the most of that light! A slew of Photography for Knitters & Crafters workshops are coming up. Register through the venues themselves, follow the links in each listing. Space is limited in all the classes. What are you waiting for? Let's shoot! SUNDAY May... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2013 at Photography for Knitters
A recent exhibit at The Arts Fund in Santa Barbara introduced us to the textile "wall paintings" of Penny Mast McCall. "Music of the Spheres," by Penny Mast McCall; all photos by Wayne McCall A collage artist and jeweler, Penny took up the traditional craft of hooking rugs with a... Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2013 at Craft Activism
Calling all craft activist knitters* ! Our friends at afghans for Afghans have a quick campaign on right now, with a call for wool socks and mittens for young people ages 14-21. The Sleight of Hand mitts give you a good basic mitten shape. You can mix & match the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2013 at Craft Activism
This is a good time of year to be looking forward, and I’m going to interpret that as thinking about future crafters. A friend recently told us about the Needle Arts Mentoring Program (NAMP), which is dedicated to passing on knitting, crochet, and other needle crafts to youngsters. Facilitated by... Continue reading
Posted Dec 25, 2012 at Craft Activism
Nothing better than planning some great new events & workshops for the new year, is there? This is the perfect season for adding a class-or maybe a new camera or lens- on your wish list. All events have limited space: because who wants to be in a hands-on class with... Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2012 at Photography for Knitters
Last week, Brett Bara and Natalie Soud put out this call By the end of the week, they had over 1000 pieces to donate! Check it out on their FB page. While this craftalong has ended, the need for help by those affected by Hurricane Sandy, hasn't. Losing all your... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2012 at Craft Activism
Fall workshops & talks & classes are happening! It's the perfect season for wool and photography. What are you waiting for? All events have limited space: because who wants to be in a hands-on class with too many hands? Round up your camera, stick a media card in it, grab... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2012 at Photography for Knitters
While Gale was out yarnbombing on WorldWide Knit in Public Day, I was in New York, sans needles, meandering along the High Line (an unparalleled achievement in urban life, imho).No wonder Gale chose the elevated park as a backdrop for the Craftitude Vest photo shoot. an out from the shoot... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2012 at Craft Activism
My love for looking at your macro work aligns perfectly with my love for not shooting macro myself. Another reason to look forward to May!Yay!
Toggle Commented Apr 30, 2012 on Just a Reminder at just maryse
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What a joy! Here's the yarn bombing at the Arkansas Literary Festival as part of the our book's inclusion, earlier this month. So many photos I want to share that I'm embedding a slideshow. I was so honored to be a guest author! Details of my adventures, and how we... Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2012 at Craft Activism
The Arkansas Literary Festival embraces Craft Activism this weekend, April 14th. You can join Gale for a slideshow at 11 am. Or be a craft activist yourself by yarnbombing at noon. Bring knitted/crocheted swatches to attach or just get your craft on with us . We'll be making flowers from... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2012 at Craft Activism
This made my day!! Thanks for including our book--this is what it's all about.
Toggle Commented Mar 8, 2012 on Friendly Fiber: Yarn Attacks at So Sylvie
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Its the first one listed on the page ! Still seats available if you know any crafters who might be interested. Gale Gale Zucker Photography real people in real places find me online social media at