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Painting with Wool - Needle Felt Realistic Animal Portraits Workshop

Painting with Wool - Needle Felt Realistic Animal Portraits Workshop

$350, class full - call to get on wait list
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Part Number:WKSHP-Painting-with-Wool-03282018

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Painting with Wool: Needle Felt Realistic Animal Portraits
2-day Needle Felting Workshop with Dani Ives

Call us with questions 1- 877-665-5790

Date:          Mar 28th - 29th  THUR, FRI
Time:         9am- 4pm  both days
                 

Level:       
  Beginner, Intermediate
Location:  LIVING FELT  14121 W. Hwy 290, Bldg 2A   Austin, TX 78737
 
Materials Fee: $0 
Includes wool, 
all supplies and use of shop tools

 
Materials Fee: $0 
Includes  a signed copy of Dani's Book, Painting with Wool, plus wool, wool felt fabric, linen, embroidery hoop, felting needles and foam.

Students will work with Living Felt  MC-1  Felting Batts
 
Painting with Wool: Felting Realistic Animal Portraits

Come learn how to needle felt realistic two-dimensional animal portraits with fiber artist, Dani Ives.  You’ll learn the entire process of creating a needle felted animal portrait. We’ll chat about selecting and assessing an image, methods of transfer, and use of color to mimic lighting and texture.  You’ll learn about adding key details and techniques to emphasize realism and make your portraits pop.   Dani will be offering detailed demonstrations and tons of individual instruction.

Dani's new book: Painting with Wool is to be released at the end of March 2019, and we are thrilled to host her class and Book Signing! For class participants, a signed copy of Dani's book will be included!
For those who do not make it into the class, please join us Saturday March 30th for refreshments and a book signing with Dani from 10am - 1pm


Topics Covered:

-Composition

-Assessing an image for a portrait:   how to study an image to determine what colors to use in order to portray the light and shadows and how to work with bone structure and fur (or feathers/scales/skin)

-Transferring Image: either reversed with transfer pen, or poke and connect dots

-Eyes: Demonstration, order of pieces, tricks to make them “pop”

-Nose: Order of pieces, demo

-Color blending, working dark to light, bottom layer to top

-Fur textures: short, shiny, long (Other animal covering textures as needed)

-Sharp lines, cleaning up edges, outlines for drama 


What to Bring:

  • Images - we will email you guidance on bringing images in digital and print formats for this class
  • Food/ Snacks --( Coffee, tea and some snacks provided -- we will order lunch)
  • We have a refrigerator, toaster oven, and an awesome popcorn machine!


*For those flying in, please see:
General Information Including Travel & Accommodations


(or feel free to give us a call!  Toll Free: 877-665-5790)



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