About Paul and Karen
Above, Paige, their adopted niece with Paul & Karen Burnett. Paul is the creator of the Leather Feather, the lessons, and the DVD courses.
Unique creations that will enhance you home and wardrobe.
Karen paints the leather feathers and leather leaves which Paul designed. Karen also makes unique boiled leather jewelry and wall hangings.
Paul Burnett is recognized as one of America’s leading leather artists and was so honored by being the first recipient of the prestigious Al Stohlman Award for Achievement in the field of leather Arts. He had written and published several leather craft books and is the author and administrator of his own correspondence course in leather carving and coloring. He had been a consistent contributor to the leading leather craft magazines over the past thirty five years. A frequent lecturer and demonstrator, his techniques and artistry are admired and followed by leather craftsmen the world over.
An active professional, Paul had been making his living with his craft for over thirty five years. He developed and successfully markets several lines of leather jewelry and accessory items. In 1999 and again in 2000 his leather feather jewelry was selected by the National Wild Turkey Federation for their core banquet package, a much sought-after and highly competitive position reserved for the very best in the arts and crafts field.
Paul had created many fine art pieces in leather, some of which are realistic life-sized bird sculptures in leather. His leather birds are in possession of collectors throughout the world and currently being shown in the Ward and Eis Gallery in Petoskey, Michigan. Visit the Gallery page to see some example of Paul’s work
Paul has passed away, Paige is married and has given Karen 2 wonderful grandsons. Karen has learned to paint the leather feather and continues the business.
You can reach by any of the following channels:Painting Cow Studio
14295 Senedo Rd.
Mt. Jackson, VA 22842
Ph: (540) 477-2065
Email: Karen Burnett