“Painting with Wool” Needle Felted Mandala Workshop
February 17, 2024
The Alton Mill Arts Centre
Learn a relaxing and meditative process for creating beautiful textured mandalas
DATE: Saturday, February 17, 2024
TIME: 10:00 am to 1:30 pm (3.5 hours)
LOCATION: Studio #206 on the upper level of The Alton Mill Arts Centre
FEE: $150 + HST per person (includes all materials)
Needle felting is a wonderfully meditative and creative activity that gives you a gorgeous textured result in very little time. It’s a little like painting, only with wool! Basically, layers of loose carded wool are “poked” into a piece of felt with a needle to create layers of colour and dimensional texture.
In this workshop you will learn the basics of needle felting by first practicing the super easy-peasy skills it requires, then create a beautiful round mandala based on the sacred geometry pattern known as the Seed of Life.
Just like when we draw or paint a mandala, each creation will be unique as the individual who made it. Although we will all start with the exact same template (the Seed of Life), you will be able to choose your own colours and make variations on the design to customize it to your own taste. One or two little “charms” can also be incorporated, making your mandala creation as unique as you are.
The techniques required for needle felting are easy to master and very forgiving, which means this is the perfect workshop if you aren’t comfortable with drawing or painting but still want to enjoy the relaxing and stress-reducing mandala process.
Fee includes all materials to produce a felted mandala ready-to-hang in a wooden embroidery frame. This is an in-person workshop limited to only 6 participants which means you get lots of one-on-one help.
Please note that this workshop can also be arranged for your own private group at a date of your choosing (minimum of 4 participants).
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CANCELLATION POLICY. Please note that all workshops are non-refundable if you are a no-show, cancel or change your mind at the last minute. A raincheck for another workshop may be offered if there are extenuating circumstances that prevent you from attending but this will be solely at the discretion of the instructor. In the event a class needs to be cancelled due to weather or other unforeseen reasons it will be rescheduled or fully refunded.