Spend the day with local artist Amanda Tanner learning the process of (or expanding your skills in) needle felting. Using specialty needles and raw wool you will sculpt a small 3-dimensional bird. If you have a favourite backyard feathered friend please bring your visual inspiration. Pack your lunch and beverages as we will break halfway through. Dress for the weather as the Leighton Centre offers an amazing visual landscape to feast upon and a habitat for birding.
All supplies and materials will be provided and are included in your registration fee. I will bring felted bird samples and a few bird books for inspiration but if you have a specific bird in mind please bring specific imagery. The focus will be on local birds, not exotic. This class is good for beginner and intermediate felters and is suitable for ages 10 and up if you have the stamina for long periods of focused time seated in a chair. The needles are sharp and there is a risk of poking oneself. Band-aids and disinfectants will be onsite.
Registration Cost: $ 78.25
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CANCELLATION AND REFUND POLICY
Please note there is a NO REFUND policy on all Leighton Art Centre workshops. A refund will be only be issued to participants if the workshop is cancelled by the workshop coordinator due to insufficient enrollment, extreme weather conditions, or Covid-19 restrictions. Workshops may be cancelled prior to the start date and participants will be notified via email and/or phone, and a full refund will be processed.
Withdrawal from workshops for medical reasons must be accompanied by a doctor’s medical note and must be received by the Leighton workshop coordinator prior to the workshop start date to be qualified for a full refund.