Come and join us for a relaxing, inspirational weekend at the stunning Sculpture by the Lakes. Sculpture by the lakes is the sculpture park of renowned sculptor Simon Gudgeon nestled in 26 acres of Dorset's glorious countryside at Pallington Lakes, and is an oasis for art lovers and collectors alike. Please visit www.scultpturebythelakes.co.uk for further details.
On this new exciting two day needle felting workshop fibre artist Carla Taylor of The Mousehole Woolery will guide you step by step through both the intermediate and more advanced techniques of needle felting as well as sharing lots of tips and tricks that she has learnt along the way as well as sharing her love and passion for local Dorset and British wool.
Carla will share with you how to make your sculptures come to life by be looking in more detail at the proportions, shapes and details of the magical puffin using intricate felted shapes, the mixing and layering of different textured wool's and the use of finer felting needles. The workshop will also cover the construction of wire armatures and how to work around them allowing you then to change the pose of your sculptures and provide extra stability when required.
By the end of this two day workshop you will have created your own magical coastal puffin mounted on a beautiful piece of locally sourced Dorset wood, ready for you to take home or if you can part with them to give that special someone as a gift!
A fun, creative, inspiring and relaxing weekend with friendly, like minded people!
This workshop is suitable for those that have intermediate experience of needle felting and are wanting to learn how to create wire armatures and add more detail to their work. The price of this workshop includes lunch, refreshments and cake as well as free entry to the sculpture park on the last day of the workshop where you will find copious amounts of inspiration for all your future felting projects. All materials are included as well as a needle felting kit that you will get to keep, take home and carry on creating with. Places are limited and book up fast so please book your place early!