March Needle Felted Skyscapes with Dani Ives

by Hillfolk

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Saturday, March 2nd. 2024

1:30-4:00 PM
Explore the versatile world of needle felting and craft a stunning skyscape masterpiece with local artist, Dani Ives (@begoodnatured.) We’ll explore the art of Painting with Wool and learn two-dimensional, flat needle felting techniques for making wool images.

Whether you're new to needle felting or an experienced enthusiast, this workshop welcomes everyone, offering a beginner-friendly environment primed for artistic expression and skill development.

What you can expect in this workshop:
  • A comprehensive introduction to foundational needle felting skills to get you started. You'll learn about supplies and tools, how to transfer a design to fabric, and the steps needed to start and complete a needle felted wool painting. 
  • Dive into the art of color blending, focusing on creating mesmerizing sky gradients. Bring along your favorite sky photos or use provided references to inspire your creation.
  • In-depth demonstrations for crafting fine details, adding textures, and skillfully incorporating highlights and shadows to infuse depth and character into your artwork.
  • A tailored supply kit that includes a felting foam pad, felting needles, wool felt background fabric, an array of wool fibers in your chosen colors, and an optional 6-inch embroidery hoop.

You can work at your own pace, and Dani will provide individual assistance as desired. You'll leave with your new felting skills, a finished wool painting, and the felting supplies kit you used in class. Come make fiber art with us!