Beyond Needle Sculpting With Shelley Thornton

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Two-Day Class
Tuesday, August 29 – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Wednesday, August 30 – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

In this class students will make a head, learning the techniques Shelley has developed for her own work. Students will construct a stuffed, seamed under-structure, refine shaping and features with needle-sculpting, then cover it with a knit fabric “skin”. There will also be a discussion of further techniques which students can explore further after the class, such as face embroidery and quilted-ear application.

Class Level
Beginner (Basic machine and hand sewing skills)

What will students take away?
Students will make one felted head.

Teacher provides:�
Instruction booklet to create a felted animal head. Polyfil® batting, stuffing wool, merino wool, felting needles, instruction booklet and paper clay eye forms.

Kit Fee
$35.00 kit fee

Students must bring:
Reference photos of the animal head you wish to create. Two (2) old bath-size towels, sharp scissors (small or medium), decorator chalks or pastels for facial coloring, one (1) synthetic #4 flat artist’s brush, Sakura® Pigma micron .05 pens for details (1 brown and1 black).

Class Size
Minimum 6, Maximum 15.

Class Fees
Conference Registrant - $200.00
Non-Conference Registrant - $230.00
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