Intermediate Needle Felting Workshop – Eastern Bluebird Portrait

Join us for a day of needle felting as you learn how to make a beautiful eastern bluebird portrait in a relaxed and supportive environment. In this intermediate level workshop, you will learn about color blending, layering, and creating facial details, as you sculpt a three-dimensional needle felted eastern bluebird portrait from start to finish.

It is recommended that you have a basic understanding of needle felting techniques and tools, as well as several completed needle felting projects under your belt before taking this workshop. All materials are included, and you will get to take your set of felting needles and foam pad home too. A light lunch is included with your choice of freshly brewed coffee or tea.

 

Date:  Saturday, October 12

Time:  9:00am – 4:00pm

Location:  Grey Fox Mercantile – 70 Genesee Street, New Hartford, NY 13413

Enormous Tiny Art Show #25

A selection of my work is included in this beautiful exhibit at Nahcotta Art Gallery in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

About Enormous Tiny Art:

“Our Enormous Tiny Art show, now in its 11th year, is a year-round exhibition both online and in our gallery, wholeheartedly devoted to showcasing wonderful, irresistible, and entirely original tiny art. The Enormous Tiny Art aim is, and always has been, to give art lovers, whether you’re just starting out or adding to an already impressive collection, the ability to acquire original, well-curated, small works of art.

Hundreds of individual pieces of tiny art, each piece ten by ten inches or smaller and made by artists all over the globe, are available for perusing and purchasing here on our site, and we’re regularly adding new artists to our Enormous Tiny Art roster. During our in-house Enormous Tiny Art exhibitions in September and March, even more work of the diminutive and creative sort is available online and on our gallery walls!”

The Story of the Black Swan

A Story from Australian Aboriginal Dreamtime

All swans were once white until the day when two swans landed on a lagoon inhabited by eagles at the foot of a mountain. The eagles were angered by this intrusion, and proceeded to pick up the swans, carrying them all the way to the southern coast of Australia. In flight, the eagles pulled the swans’ feathers out, dropping them along the way. After being released from the eagles’ grasp, the wounded swans were found by some crows who kindly offered them some of their black feathers so that they should stay warm and soon be able to fly once again. Their former white feathers later sprouted from between the rocks where they had been dropped as delicate flannel flowers.