Felting with Carin Engen, A Gualala Arts Workshop on January 23 - 24, 2010, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
A Weekend of Felting with instructor, Carin Engen, A Gualala Arts Workshop on Saturday - Sunday, January 23 - 24, 2010, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Learn or continue your learning of the felting process during this weekend workshop. The fundamentals of felting, the characteristics of wool from different breeds as well as color and design will be discussed.
Use hand dyed natural fibers including wool, silk and mohair in a wonderful color palette to "paint" your unique design on the project you choose to make. Demonstrations will include washing a fleece, dyeing fibers in the microwave, Nuno felting and tricks to make a good, flat piece of felt.
Create your own strong, felted rug as one idea for your weekend project or go to the other extreme and make a lightweight, Nuno felted scarf or experiment on your own with Carin as your guide.
About the instructor:
Carin Engen is an award winning fiber artist and workshop instructor who has been using her experimental, playful nature to explore felting and color seriously since 1992.
She maintains a studio in Garberville, California where she produces a line of hand dyed wool fabric and fiber as well as her felt art. She is an enthusiastic teacher who encourages innovation in her students' work.
Materials needed: Old bath towels, bits of yarn, ribbon, lace, etc., 1 gallon plastic container, scissors, yarn needle.
Register by: January 9, 2010.
Tuition: $95 members of Gualala Arts; $115 non-members.
Materials fee: Approximately $50 (varies with project).
Gualala Arts Center
46501 Gualala Road
Gualala, CA 95445
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: No|