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SOLD OUT | Needle Felted Raccoons with Firefly Studios

Are you curious about the process of how to use the needle felting fiber art technique to create a small sculpture? Join Firefly Studios for this fun class to create a small raccoon! Instruction will include wool types used, needle safety precautions and proper use, how to create a form using core wool, and adding exterior details with dyed wool. Though sizes vary, the average finished size is approximately 3” tall, and examples will be provided. This is a wonderful class to begin with, and is also fun for those with previous experience! Examples and demonstrations of techniques will be provided, and plenty of wool options will be available to choose from.

This program is for adults and kids, ages 10 and up. Registered kids must be accompanied by a registered adult. 

Pre-registration is required to attend this program due to limited capacity. Online registration closes at 12pm the day before the program, unless it is sold out first. If the program is sold out, please complete the online registration to be added to the waitlist. You will not be charged to be added to the waitlist. 

About the Instructor Sam:

I am a self-taught felt artist, and have been making felt since being introduced to both needle felting and wet felting in 2009. The sculptural qualities of wool are impressive, making creative possibilities seemingly endless. I glean much of my inspiration from the natural environment, particularly patterns, colors, and shapes. From there, I create various types of items including vessels, wall art pieces, sculptures, jewelry, and wearable felted items that are nuno felted.  Along with working in the studio, I also regularly teach classes concerning these art forms at varying locations and age groups.

Price:

Adult Member (ages 18 and older): $40
Adult Non-Member (ages 18 and older): $50
Youth Member (ages 10-17): $40
Youth Non-Member (ages 10-17): $50

Please Note: This program will be held indoors.

Date

Mar 02 2024

Time

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Location

Blandford Nature Center
1715 Hillburn Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI
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