137: Needle Felting: ‘Quirky Creatures and Sculptures’

Needle felting is an art that just about anyone can learn. Join inspiring tutor Martien van Zuilen and learn to create 3D forms in needle-felting using wool fibres as your main ingredient. We will incorporate wire armatures, recycled foam forms and a touch of wet felting to shape your Quirky Creatures & Sculptures.

Expect to finish several projects that are easily tailored to your own interest and play to your heart’s content. Suitable for all levels.

Course Code: 137

Time: 9.30am – 12.30pm

Dates: Monday 15th – Friday 19th Jan

Cost: $250

Suitable For: Beginners, Intermediate & Advanced

Ages: 18+

Renata Wright

Martien van Zuilen

Martien van Zuilen (PhD) is a fibre artist widely recognised for her technical excellence and design skills in the medium of handmade felt. Since the late 1980s, she has exhibited her distinctive artworks nationally and internationally. Martien is also one of Australia’s leading felting tutors with an extensive teaching portfolio of national and international workshops at all levels of experience, across a broad range of topics.

She is passionate about the role of the arts in community and counts herself lucky to be able to inspire others about the ‘magic’ of Felt in all its forms. Based in Perth, WA, Martien has a full-time studio practice which she combines with her roles as Editor of FELT (Australia’s national felting magazine) and Convenor of Fibres West Inc. Her work is included in numerous international publications, books, and specialist arts magazines. www.martienvanzuilen.com, Instagram: @martienvanzuilen, Facebook: Martien van Zuilen