Sunday, January 18, 2009


Felting Workshop in Co. Mayo

Fiona Wright is a practicing artist, formally based in Gresford, rural NSW, Australia,
now relocated to Pushkar, India and visiting Ireland in May exclusively for this workshop. She considers her work a Fine Arts practice and has taught and exhibited throughout the world.

She will be teaching a 2-day SUMPTIOUS SURFACES course
at the new E.O.M. Arts Studio in Mulranny, County Mayo on May 2nd & 3rd 2009.

Using simple techniques based on felting we will combine wool and silk to make rich sumptuous 'fabrics'. Starting with a 2 meter long backing, you will be shown a number of printing techniques to add another layer to the pieces and explore possibilities of metal foils and the colour combining possibilities of the layering techniques.

These fabrics are ideal to use in art quilts and garments.

Contact Cheryl Cobern Browne for more details:

098 36192 (please leave a message if you call before Feb 1st)

Dates: May 2nd & 3rd

Class cost: E180 for 2 days (includes lunch)

B&B available for E34 a night (single rooms).

Supply list will be sent on deposit receipt.

Please book with E50 deposit (refundable)

Mail to: Cheryl Browne
Heather Rise

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