Needle Feltinglifelike wool sculptures
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You can learn how to make a horse just like Maya, using colours of your choice.
Learn step by step how to needle felt a cartoon pony approximately 4" tall. This is a beginner class and it's a chance for you to find out just how creative you are! You can follow my exact instructions or you can add your own colours and markings.
Materials are not included in the cost of the course. Material List below. You will also be given access to a video which will show you the materials and tools in detail.
You will have immediate access upon registration. The password will go to your inbox. You will also be given the link to join the Facebook group. You are welcome and encouraged to upload photos or videos of your progress in the group.
Great Intro Class to Needle Felting!
Only $25 Canadian!
1 x Clover Pen Style Needle Felting Tool (Optional but will change your life. Get it!)
Individual Fine needles 38 to 40 gauge (Quantity depends on how many you plan to break, 3 of them?)
Approximately 20 grams of wool roving (You can make 10g of this core wool for the center of your horse and 10g a variety of colours for coating your body, or you can go with all core wool or all coloured.)
Corriedale is some of the best roving for needle felting. I also use Merino or Alpaca. (Not all wool roving needle felts well.)
Optional – Curly locks of wool if you want your mane and tail to be curly.
1 x sponge or brush minimum 4 ½”x2 ½”x1 ½” deep ( 11.43cm x 6.35cm x 3.81cm deep)
Learn step by step how to needle felt a little horse of your own approximately 7" tall. Use a wire armature to give your horse stability and the option to pose.
Materials are not included in the cost of the course. You will be emailed a list of tools and materials upon request or registration, as well as given access to a video which will show you the materials and tools in detail. The tools and materials can be found reasonably and I give you tips on how to source them.
The module videos will be uploaded each week in the Facebook group. I will support you and answer questions for the first four weeks of the course. You are welcome and encouraged to upload photos or videos of your progress in the group.
Create your own needle felted horse
Videos will stay up all of 2020. Join anytime and go at your own pace!
What will you learn in the course?
The “bones” and foundation
- Tools and materials
- Creating a wire armature
- Wrapping techniques for creating a basic body & legs
- Finalizing body shape & adding colour
The head and face
- Forming a head
- Shaping a face
- Inserting glass eyes
- Facial colours, details and markings
Legs and Wax Hooves
- Finish legs and markings
- Form the hoof core
- Melting wax and dipping technique
- Shaping hooves
- Finishing details
- Mane and Tail
Nan felted her chestnut gelding in the very first online course.