In-person course
in Stafford

Painting with wool & silk fibres - Feltmaking

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Description

Painting with wool fibres, mixing and blending a variety of wools and other fibres is a very calming and amazing art form. You have the choice of making a large picture or a smaller picture and a cute small bowl. You will be using soft merino wool fibres, a silky mix of fibres, alpaca and more. If you have animal hair or any bits of memorable material you would like to incorporate then please do bring a small amount :-), your work will be truly unique to you. You will learn how to: Mix a wool soap solution. Blend coloured wool fibres like an artist mixes paints. Incorporate a selection of alpaca, wensleydale curly tops and silky shimmers to enhance your picture. Discover a variety of easy ways to felt your item together. Bring a picture or a brief idea along for inspiration, or take a look at my images, books or examples that you may like to work from. Venue:The venue may change depending on numbers, but will be close to Penkridge/Stafford areas TBC on booking or enquiry. Please do enquire for more information by selecting 'message the tutor.'

What's included in the price?

- All materials and refreshments included - Available for bookings with minimum of 2 people on a date to suit you, please enquire.

Duration

10:00am to 3:30pm

Cancellation policy

Easy - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts

Maker


Barbara from Feltworld Creative Arts is a multimedia artist, her art work is usually vibrant and colourful although she will teach you using more subtle colourways as well. With 25ys experience in art & design, she has a wealth of knowledge in the following: *Wet felting & Needle Felting *Batik painting- drawing with hot beeswax on cotton material & painting with fabric dyes. *Alcohol Ink painting is amazing fun too.

Venue

14 Frederick Road, Penkridge, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST19 5BL

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Teenagers
  • Children
  • Wheelchair users
  • Hearing impaired
  • Limited mobility
  • Learning difficulties (SEN)
  • Residential
  • Accommodation offered
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Father's Day
  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • Fairs, festivals & exhibitions
  • Public transport
  • Romantic
  • Hen dos
  • Stag dos
  • Mother's Day
  • Weekends
  • Christmas
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Intermediate level
  • Pet lovers
  • Parking provided
  • Easter
  • Advanced/pro level
  • UK Holiday
  • School holiday workshops & activities
  • Tutor can travel
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Spooky
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Overseas Holiday
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