Discover the joy of felting with Tiina Kukkonen! Workshop participants will learn the basics of felting a 2D landscape image
Discover the joy of felting with Tiina Kukkonen! Workshop participants will learn the basics of felting a 2D landscape image using wool roving and a felting needle. Participants 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.
Beginner friendly, ages 16 . All materials provided.
WHEN: Wednesday, November 10th, 6–8PM
WHERE: Rehearsal Hall, Room 203, 2nd Floor, Tett Centre for Creativity & Learning
INSTRUCTOR: Tiina Kukkonen
ABOUT: Formally trained in painting and drawing, Tiina Kukkonen uses a range of media in her work but specializes in pencil drawing and acrylic painting. She is also a self-taught felt artist, approaching 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. Tiina holds a Ph.D. in Education from Queen’s University, where she is also an instructor of visual arts education. Learn more at http://tiina.kukkonen.ca