Felting: Painting with Wool - Tuesdays 1-4

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Felting: Painting with Wool - Tuesdays 1-4

199.00

Taught by Megan Henderson

This class meets for 8 consecutive weeks. Class size: 4 min, 15 max. Ages 18 and up

24 hours of instruction, $8.29/hr, First class is 3/19/19, 1:00-4:00PM

In this 8 week course, designed for beginner and intermediate felters, you will become skilled at two-dimensional wetfelting as well as more advanced felting techniques while exploring what makes a strong composition, use of color and texture, etc. We will be creating both landscapes as a still life or two with wool and other fibers! 

This course has a $65 supply fee paid to the instructor on the first day of class. All supplies required for the class will be included in this fee including wool, pre felt, etc.

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Course Syllabus

Week One: Brief History of feltmaking

                      Wetfelting Basics/Simple Composition

Week Two: The use of color/carding wool to create custom colors

                      Sunsets

Week Three: Building up a composition/landscape

                        Using yarns and prefelt to add interest

Week Four: How to make a “patchwork” landscape

Week Five:  Felting a still life: flowers

                      Adding specialty fibers for texture and nuance

Week Six:  Revisiting a dry piece

                   The use of hand-stitching and needlework to add detail and extra interest

Week Seven: Creating your own wallhanging-Still life

Week Eight: Creating a wallhanging-landscape

Refund / Class credit policy: You may request a refund up to the second scheduled class and before the third class meets. Notify the instructor or send an email. You may choose a refund or a credit toward another class. There is a $20 fee for refunds.