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Needlefelt Pet Portrait with Megan Cleland
February 2 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm$75.00
Learn the basics of needle-felting to create a realistic portrait of your animal friend! Colour theory is discussed to enable students to understand how to bring the subject forward and recede. The student will leave the class with the knowledge to continue to create their needle-felted portrait at home.
*An additional $30 Kit Fee is payable direct to instructor at first class session
Pre-registration is required (see link below to sign up).
Students are required to download the image they would like to work from onto a cell phone or tablet, or bring a photocopy to class. Please email your image to firstname.lastname@example.org at least one week prior to class so fiber kits can be prepared in time for class.
Megan is a self-taught artist with a passion for felting. Living on a sheep farm in Australia for ten years taught her to appreciate excellent quality fiber. While there, a studio was built and being surrounded by wool, mohair, and alpaca, Megan felted hats and shawls while she spun, wove and knit her own wool. Megan returned to Canada with her precious supplies, and in 2009, began to combine her love of portraiture and needle felting. She strives to create realistic portraits using this amazing technique.