19 Apr 10:00 AM
Until 19 Apr, 03:00 PM 5h

Wet Felted Garden Scene with Darrell Giraldeau (Code: FGS-24.1)

place QWSG Studio 744 Primrose Street, Qualicum Beach, BC, Canada expand_more

Date and Time: Friday,  April 19, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.  (Half hour break for lunch)

Wet Felting with Darrell Giraldeau - Come and explore the art of wet felting and create a small approx. 8”x 10” or two 4”x 5” garden scene(s) embellished with silk and other fibres.  This could be then be framed or mounted on a card at home. Learn the basics of wet felting and adding embellishing fibres to create a scene.  Embroidery can be added after the felt is dry to create texture and dimension.

Instructor:  Darrell Giraldeau is a fibre artist from the Oceanside area.  She is a retired early learning specialist who taught children and adults. While she has been working with fibre for many years, her passion for wet felting blossomed once she retired from her professional life and relocated to Vancouver Island in 2018.  She finds her inspiration from the beauty and colours of nature. She enjoys the unpredictability of wool as a medium and the surprising effects that can be achieved by incorporating other fibres in the felted pieces. Darrell’s art is carried at the MAC in Parksville and the Salish Sea Gallery in Bowser.  She has instructed classes privately, for the MAC (where she’s a regular artist-in-residence), the 100 Mile Fleece and Fibre Fair, at the Berwick, and for the Qualicum Weavers and Spinners Guild.

Experience Level:  Beginner, no experience necessary

Cost: $70.00 for QWSG Members plus the cost of materials;  $90.00 for non-QWSG members plus the cost of materials. To ensure good one-on-one instruction this class is limited to 6 people.

Materials: Darrell will bring varied colours plus all other materials needed to complete the project. There will be a material fee of $20 payable directly to Darrell at the Workshop.

Guild Membership: If you would like to join our guild, use Membership Signup to join then you can sign up for any Workshop at the member's rate once your membership payment has been received by our treasurer. Annual Membership is $60.00.

For more information contact workshops@qwsg.ca

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