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Zouaq: The art of Moroccan box painting

Zouaq: The art of Moroccan box painting

Learn the traditional techniques of Moroccan Zouaq painting with Natasha Mann.

Zouaq is a painting technique original to Morocco which creates arresting and powerful designs. Found painted onto ceilings, doors, furniture and wooden objects it is an integral part of the decoration of private homes and sacred spaces in Morocco.

On the course, students will be given an introduction to Zouaq history and its different styles, and learn the technique of egg tempera painting using hand ground natural pigments from earth and minerals. By the end of the course students will have a painted Moroccan-made cedar wood box to take home with them.