Feltmaking: exploring nature's palette

Using the hues and textures of nature as inspiration, explore how colour and surfaces can be transformed during the felting process. With a focus on the tints and tones found in West Dean Gardens throughout each season, you will heighten your perception for observing and connecting to nature, as you create a number of felted samples with potential to make into a finished piece of artwork.. 

Ability: Beginners/Intermediate
The minimum time required to watch and respond to the video content and complete the tasks is 6 hours. The tutor also recommends how you can develop your work further so that you can continue to use the skills acquired on this course for future projects. Six months of online access to all of the course content.
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Really comprehensive introduction to the subject - made me want to learn more!
Sophia, November 2022


Jeanette Appleton

Jeanette Appleton’s has an international recognition for the work she has developed through various projects and exhibitions since 1990. The principle technique is felt, one of the oldest forms of non-woven fabric and used by Nomads for clothing and tents. 

Recent life changes have created a new focus from travel and tourism to ecology and nature, from global to the local. Jeanette is constantly developing and challenging the felt process by various methods of layering fibres with other materials, to discover the unexpected surprises of colour fusion and transformation of surface and structure.Jeanette is a member of the 62 Group of textile artists and has work in public and private collections across the world.

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