Category Archives: Challenges

Needle felted pictures for the 150th anniversary of Canada art show –Jan Scott

Today we have a guest post by Jan Scott she is a great needle felter. The concept of the show. As you likely read in Ann’s earlier posts the Ottawa Valley weavers and spinners guild was given a proposal to … Continue reading

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3rd Qtr Challenge Part 3 – A Bit of a Disaster

I would like to throw this piece in the recycle bin and never show it to anyone. But since you’ve seen the prior steps, it seems unfair to not show you the ending. It is often the case when you … Continue reading

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Third Quarter Challenge Part Two

I showed you my design development process on my last post for the 3rd Quarter Challenge. Now on to the felting portion. Here is the design that I have traced on to a heavy interfacing. I was really thinking I … Continue reading

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Designs for Third Quarter Challenge

The third quarter challenge that Marilyn announced recently is the Japanese Edo Art Period. I needed to do some historical design work for my Level 3 Art and Design class so I decided I would combine this challenge with homework. … Continue reading

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Second Quarter Challenge Part 2

My second Quarter challenge is all finished. Better late than never. After fulling the pot the design was almost completely gone. I Got out my handy dandy disposable razor and gave it a good shave to get rid of the … Continue reading

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3rd Quarter Challenge 2017

My first instinct was to go towards some type of abstract art, but we’ve done a couple of challenges in past years. So, I took a left turn and decided on something entirely different. Japanese Art from the Edo/Tokugawa period … Continue reading

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Second Quarter Challenge Finally Started

Today is July 3 and finally, yesterday, 2 days late, I got started on the challenge I set: https://feltingandfiberstudio.com/2017/03/31/second-quarter-challenge-3/ I haven’t finished but I did start two pieces. The first is a vessel. I haven’t made one in ages and thought it … Continue reading

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