Needle Felted Teacup Village
Needle Felted Teacup Village with Kristen M. Walsh - Aug 2022 In this fun, fast paced, yet beginner-friendly class you’ll learn basic needle felting techniques that will open the door of this amazing art/craft form! Wool can be twisted, rolled and folded in specific ways (and then needled, of course) to create every shape imaginable. ArtWaves 1345A Hwy 102 Bar Harbor Saturday, August 6th, 2022, from 10:00am to 2:00pm $80 ($70 for members) includes materials and teacup (or you can bring your own sentimental cup!) Teens and Adults of all skill levels At the end of this workshop, not only will you have a good foundation for further needle felting, but you will also have a wonderful one-of-a-kind piece of art! Masks, vax'd (over 5), and distancing for staff and participant safety. Come with ideas for your little teacup town! Is it rural? urban? southwestern? Is your creation purely decorative or is your art also a useful pincushion? You decide! About the instructor: Kristen Walsh is a published author and self-taught artist. She has been felting for 20+ years using fiber and felting as her primary medium. Though Kristen is not formally trained she has been earning attention for her felting, winning prizes as well as having work selected for publication in Fiber Arts magazine and Cloth, Paper, Scissors magazine. Her work is in private collections and has been selected for many juried gallery exhibitions around the United States. Recently she has published a felting book, Layers: Felted Art Projects Sparked from the Soul. Kristen enjoys teaching and finds great satisfaction in helping people who might not think they are creative find the creative spark, a spark that she believes lives in all of us. She has taught out of her studio, art centers and galleries, schools, senior centers, fiber festivals, shops and teaches in-depth multi-day workshops on location.