Department of Parks
Oil Painting Weekend At Pennyrile Forest Set For Jan. 25-27
DAWSON SPRINGS, Ky. – For anyone interested in learning how to paint, Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park will host its annual Oil Painting Weekend Jan 25-27.
Participants will learn the wet-on-wet method of oil painting by creating their own 16x20 landscape painting. The instructor, Walter Kunkle, who trained directly under Bob Ross, will demonstrate his talents Friday night then instruct the class on Saturday and Sunday. (The Sunday class has been added due to overwhelming demand last year.)
The fees are as follows: Package price including two nights lodging, Friday evening program, and one painting class is $165. Or the fee for one painting class and Friday evening program is $60. There is a maximum of 15 participants per class, so sign-up early. Information and registration forms are available at http://www.parks.ky.gov/findparks/resortparks/pf/events/
For more information contact Naturalist Rebecca Clark at 1-800-325-1711 or email@example.com.
Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park has a lodge, cottages, Clifty Creek Restaurant, golf, mini-golf, gift shop, fishing, and hiking trails. The resort is 20 miles northwest of Hopkinsville, on KY 109 N. From the Western Kentucky Parkway, exit at Dawson Springs and take KY 109 south.
The Kentucky State Park System is composed of 53 state parks plus an interstate park shared with Virginia. The Department of Parks, an agency of the Commerce Cabinet, operates 17 resort parks with lodges -- more than any other state. Each year, Kentucky parks draw 7 million visitors and contribute $317 million to the economy. For more information on Kentucky parks, visit our Web site at http://www.parks.ky.gov