Earthy Felted Vessels Workshop with Pam Hovel – one spot become available
August 30 @ 9:30 am - September 1 @ 4:30 pm
Earthy Felt Vessels with Pam Hovel,
Contact Renita, Workshop coordinator to be put on the wait list.
- Dates: Friday 30 August – Sunday 1 September 2019
- Time: 9.30am – 4.30pm
- Venue: Alexander Park Craft House, Clyde Road, Menora (Perth)
- Cost: $300 for the 3 day workshop for FeltWEST members
- Refreshments: Morning and afternoon tea provided. Please BYO lunch.
- A materials list will be sent out to all participants 4 weeks prior to the class,
- Approximate materials cost is $70.
FeltWEST is delighted to offer this workshop with Pam Hovel
During this workshop expect to create a variety of visually exciting 3D sculptured felted vessels each with elements of earthy beauty.
You will learn how to make a template to suit your chosen form and how to construct sturdy, well finished and unique vessels.
Students will experience a range of techniques for embellishment, drawing on inspiration from the natural world. We will explore many elements of surface design such as cracked surface, rusting/ patina, lamellae, tiny ball clusters and sculptured texture giving an earthy but elegant finish to each piece.
After learning the basic technique of constructing a 3D form, students will be encouraged to develop their own, unique vessels using one or more of the techniques covered. Three to four vessels could be completed in the 3 days, although this depends of the complexity of the design. I encourage people to work at their own pace, enjoying the experience of creating something wonderful in wool.
Some basic felting experience is an advantage though not essential.
Enrol now to secure your place. A cancellation policy applies.
ABOUT PAM HOVEL – FELTMAKER AND TEXTILE ARTIST
Pam was introduced to the ancient craft of felt making in 2004 and has continued to develop new techniques ever since while creating fashion garments, homewares, sculpture, wall art and vessels.
She has a strong connection to the natural world which provides an abundance of inspiration for her work. She embraces the move to ecologically sound, slow and handmade textiles which offers her new and exciting challenges.
Pam has been teaching felt making for six years throughout Australia and New Zealand and enjoys passing on her knowledge to others. She has won awards for her work; she exhibits widely and has been published in various magazines.
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