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Instructor: Janice Redman
Monday - Wednesday
July 1 - 3
2pm - 4pm
3 Sessions

When heat, moisture and pressure are applied to wool, the fibers bond together to create felt -it's like magic! Using this basic technique and learning the fundamental methods for making beads, ropes and flat pieces of felt, we will combine them to create all kinds of wonderful felt objects including jewelry, wallhangings, animals and much more. We will learn how to do both wet felting and needle felting in this class. Plus using felted wools to sew together to make into fun objects to wear or to display.

Janice Redman is a sculptor born in England. She received an MFA from the University of Ulster, Ireland. She has received a number of awards including the Hassam, Speicher, Betts and Symons purchase prize, The American Academy of arts and letters, Mass Cultural Council grants and a two-year Fellowship at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown. . Her work is represented at Clark Gallery, Lincoln, MA.  She has shown widely and is in the permanent collections of The Elie and Edith Broad Art Museum and the DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum..  Her love of felting came from making toys with her young son.  She led a yearlong community project to make four large felt wall hangings depicting the four seasons, made by the local children and parents, which hangs permanently in the Truro Children's Library.