Needle Felted Picture Workshop

  • Monday, October 18, 2021
  • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Silk Purse Art Centre
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Levels: Beginner - Intermediate
Ages: Youth - Adult

In this workshop each student will be given the supplies needed to create an 8 x 10 inch picture of their own design or using examples of pieces Joanne has created.  The supplies provided include a piece of felt to work on, many choices of colour of wool fleece and a felting needle. They should bring their own fabric scissors and any design ideas if desired to use their own ideas.

This medium is very versatile and has been used on garments, pictures and sculptures.

All materials will be provided. Cost of materials are $15 and are included in the workshop fee. 

Workshop will be in person. Workshop participants will be required to wear a mask & produce proof of vaccination.

    Artist Bio

    Joanne Waters has been active in the art scene in West Vancouver since 1995.  She was first know for her sculptural kelp baskets where she gave workshops, & exhibited at the Ferry Building Gallery. Her next endeavor was wire sculpture and again she gave workshops, had an exhibition at the Ferry Building Gallery, and presented at Harmony Arts Festival.   

    Her work with wet wool felting began in 1985 where she taught and created garments for sale. Her work with needle felting began in about 2015. She has regularly had pieces in the Silk Purse mainly during the annual Cherry Blossoms: A Textile Translation.

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