405: Tall Vessels

Create a unique, tall, hand-felted vessel in this workshop with fibre artist Martien van Zuilen. You will learn in-depth felting techniques while exploring form, textural effects, and wonderful tips for surface design. It includes fibre blending, pattern inlay and shadowing, loops and spikes, folds and tunnels, the use of multiple resists, and the intentional effects of textural stitching.

A discussion on further embellishing techniques such as coiling and knotless netting will also be included.

Course Code: 405

Time: 9.30am – 4.30pm

Dates: Thursday 11th & Friday 12th Jan

Cost: $200

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