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Sculptural Felting: Beyond the Basics

Combine wool, soap and water, a felting needle and agitation and the sculptural possibilities are endless!  This is a day to experiment with the amazing sculptural flexibility of wool and go beyond the basics. Using a variety of fill or building a wire armatage students create a sculpture of their imagination. Some experience with wet felting is helpful but not necessary-- students are encouraged to register for Wooly Critters the day prior to gain experience.

Dates

New! Fri, Feb 17, 2017 Nearly Full
(Early bird tuition deadline: 01/06/17)
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Course Details

Length in days:
1

Hours:
9am-5pm

Tuition:
$85.00 per student (Regular rate)
$75.00 per student (Early-bird rate)

Materials:
$25.00 add'l fees may apply depending on project

Levels:
Intermediate to Advanced



* The Feb 17, 2017 course is part of the Northern Fiber Retreat event



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You will need the following tools for this class:

  1. two towels
  2. a sponge
  3. a bar of soap (olive oil soap is gentle on your skin)
Once registered, students will receive a confirmation packet in the mail that may offer additional optional tool recommendations and suggested reading.
Elise Kyllo Elise Kyllo

Elise is a gardener and visual artist. She finds balance in the urban chaos by engaging the seasons. In the summer, she is usually outdoors in somebody’s garden - in the cold months, she is making art. The simplicity and endless possibilities of working with wool intrigues her, especially creating felted creatures inspired by her experiences as a painter and printmaker. “I can’t think of a more meditative, pure and organic medium than working with wool and water and reusing old socks.”



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Sculptural Felting: Beyond the Basics

Sculptural Felting: Beyond the Basics

Sculptural Felting: Beyond the Basics