Discover the joy of felting with Tiina Kukkonen. In this workshop you will learn the basics of felting a 2D
Discover the joy of felting with Tiina Kukkonen. In this workshop you will learn the basics of felting a 2D landscape image using wool roving and a felting needle. You will gain an understanding of the history of felting as an art form, as well as how to layer and felt wool roving to achieve painterly effects. Be inspired this winter and create your own unique winter artwork!
Suitable for youth, adults and seniors. Beginner friendly. Ages 16 . All materials provided, including a reference image.
Tiina Kukkonen is a visual artist, arts educator, and doctoral candidate in the Faculty of Education at Queen’s University. Although formally trained in painting and drawing, Tiina has focused the last three years on needle felting. She approaches felted landscapes much like painting whereby colours are combined and layered to achieve visual effects. As an arts educator and researcher, she has taught visual arts to students of all ages and advocates for equal access to arts education opportunities for rural and underserved communities. Learn more at: http://tiina.kukkonen.ca.
Registration required. Class size is limited to accommodate physical distancing measures. Students will be required to complete a self-assessment form prior to the class. Masks must be worn within the building at all times. Please wash and sanitize hands regularly, and maintain physical distancing. We are monitoring and following Health Canada and Kingston Frontenac Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Health Unit recommendations. We look forward to your safe and creative visit!