AC9556

Introduction to wet felt making

Arts Centre, Bideford

Who is this course for?

This is a fun workshop using merino wool fibres with the wet felting method to turn the wool into felt objects. It is a simple but interesting process and is taught in a fun and friendly supportive environment

Course content

Using wool fibres, you will make a felt picture or felt scarf.

Support and feedback

The tutor will talk you through the session and encourage and support you.

Additional costs and requirements

It will be a bit watery, so maybe an apron or old shirt would be useful. Pair of scissors.

You may be eligible for a learner bursary if you can demonstrate that attending a course will improve your wellbeing. Eligibility is determined after a short interview with a member of our learning support team. You must be aged over 19 on 31st August 2019 and your household income below £16,009.50 to access this fund. Contact your local centre for more details.

Will I have to do anything outside of the session?

No

About the tutor

Harry Roberts currently works on Art and Design courses and a range of Art/music based ALDD courses for Learn Devon.  

Harry has a PGCE from the University of Reading and a BA Hons (Ist class) from the Polytechnic Wolverhampton and Ecole des Beaux Arts de Lyon.  

When he was a student his tutor was Anish Kapoor.  

‘I love showing people new things and materials and helping them develop their skills. I believe everyone has a creative ability. We all drew before we could speak but sometimes this creative ability gets lost or buried. I like people to find what they never really knew they had.’  

Harry Roberts. Art, Craft and Design Tutor, Learn Devon.

DaySaturday
Start date14 March 2020
End date14 March 2020
Start time10:00
End time13:00
Cost£21
Concessions not available
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