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Hello all friends in Canada and USA! There are some good news!
Now you can take a course for me without going to Europe!
On October 29, 2019 I will offer all Canadian and American feltmakers to enjoy a class. You are going to learn about decoration of the plain surfaces with cut-outs, practical working with carded wool and graphic décor composition in felt. We will make a pillowcase (front part).
The course will be held in a cozy home studio in Mississauga, Ontario. Workshop costs: 150 CAD + Swedish wool for 50 CAD. Sign up to talunata@gmail.com. You will receive confirmation to the extent possible. Advance payment CAD 100 to talunata@gmail.com via E-Transfer.
Only 8 places available!
Anyone who wants to use their own materials and does not want Swedish wool may do so, but it must be announced no later than October 1 due to delivery times. All participants will receive a list of materials and accessories.
About the course: Lesson – Planning 3D Decor On Smooth Surfaces
– Start, introduction – about 15 min
– Felting theory: How fibers become felt, which factors are important and how they affect the outcome – about 1 hour
– Different ways to lay out wool and “build up” texture, both sunken and bulging – about 40 minutes
– Coffee
– Practical work: Making a surface with both sunken and bulging elements, merging the elements, planning different color shifts, thinking of composition.
– Lunch
– Continued work, focus on finishing
About me: Vera Frederiksen Zhotkevich is a feltmaker, textile artist and designer working in Sweden. She has got more than 15 years’ experience in felting, she is an internationally renowned felt maker and teacher.
Vera’s objects were exhibited in France, England, Germany, Norway, Denmark, USA, Italy and Sweden in various artistic contexts, both as part of collections and separate exhibitions, fairs, art festivals and more. Vera is a member of the Swedish Arts and Crafts Center and Nordic Textile Art. She holds an MFA degree and has taught for many years, is a much appreciated teacher and lecturer on felting.
Read more about her on her website: www.v-design.se or www.verazfelt.se follow @verazfelt on Instagram