Creative Explorations with Felting - Developer

  • Day:Thursday
  • Time:13:00 - 15:30
  • Duration:5 sessions
  • Location:Palmer Street
  • Start:25/04/2024

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Course overview

For those who have at least a little experience with wet felting and/or needle felting, this course provides an opportunity to explore several different methods, creating both 2D and 3D pieces.

Each week we will work with a different felting process and create something new.

Sessions will include:

- Felting with embellishments

- 3D felt animals

- 2D felt landscapes and/or still life

- Felt dolls/puppets/fairies

- Making a 3D felt vessel

Within each session, you will have the opportunity to explore both wet felting and needle felting techniques, discovering the benefits of each and deciding on your preferred methods.

Whilst the learning of techniques will be predominantly tutor led, you will be encouraged during each session, to explore your own creative style and intuitively work with the wool, in your chosen colours, to decide which approach will work best for your piece. Your tutor will provide all the support you need to create your very own unique felted items to take home. All resources provided.

Course assessment

There is no formal assessment for this course. Your tutor will provide you with regular feedback.

Course progression

At the end of this  course, if you’d like to continue with your learning in this subject, you’ll be able to progress onto our Enhancer Level workshop or course.

Our workshops and courses are designed to provide essential skills, develop confidence and resilience, improve your health & wellbeing, prepare you for further learning or employment, provide ways to learn with your family and build communities. We have a wide range of workshops and courses and you can explore more on our website. There’s something for everyone! 

Need to know…

Entry Requirements:

This course is suitable if you have completed our Starter Level in this subject, within a similar subject area, or have previous experience, and want to progress and explore this subject in more depth.

Fee information:

If you are aged 19+ AND are unemployed AND receive a benefit / your annual income is less than £25,000 per year AND live in Somerset (not including Bath & North East Somerset) AND you have lived in the UK/EU for the last 3 years OR you have refugee status / right to remain. *Please note – proof of eligibility will be requested during the enrolment process.

If you are aged 19+ AND your annual income is over £25,000 and live in Somerset OR you live in Bath & North East Somerset OR you live anywhere else in the UK. Some Community partners may not be able to accommodate learners from outside Somerset. This will be highlighted during enrolment.

Our funding rules have changed – how this affects you…
You can only enrol on ONE free* workshop/course at each level, e.g. one Taster, one Starter… and so on. Our new levels are designed to encourage you to learn and progress in your chosen area of interest. If you enrol on multiple workshops/courses at the same level, we’ll contact you to discuss (as there are exceptions), or you’ll be given the opportunity to pay for your place, (costs are detailed on each course page).

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