Christmas Needlefelting Robin

Ref: C2525044

Needlefelt, using raw carded wool and a special barbed needle, foam pad. Poke needle into wool in an up and down motion at random to compress wool into desired shape. Add layers of coloured wool roving to make the desired shapes. Needlefelting is a form of sculpture, making the head, body, tail and wings separately, then needle felting them together to create your robin .

Course aim

Introduction to Needlefelting a 3D animal sculpture of a Christmas robin

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • with help you will make a beautiful and realistic robin
  • adding realistic character to your models
  • Learn to make 3D needlefelt shapes to connect together to make up a bird
  • Confidence to continue your craft at home

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning
  • You may be asked to undertake additional work in your own time to support your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning
  • You will be encouraged to consider other students work and give your opinions and suggestions

What else do I need to know?

  • All materials will be provided
  • A selection of materials and basic equipment will be provided but you are welcome to bring additional materials with you

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required
  • No pre reading is required but research on the subject on the internet or in the library may be helpful

What can I do next?

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Christmas Needlefelting Robin

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Conditions

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  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2019
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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