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A clearly written guide on how achieve pictorial images & painterly effects with wool. Hunter takes the reader through how to select images and record them in preparation as well as preparing the workspace. An illustrated step by step guide assists the reader to prepare the picture base before giving a practical guide on how to achieve perspective, composition and focal points. She then describing how to build the image with line, tone, shade and colour. The section on painting with wool shows how to blend wool colours using carders or by hand, add textures and detail. There is also useful guides to dyeing tops & fibres with natural dyes plus a valuable chapter on methods to present and frame felt pictures.

By Andrea Hunter

Published by Crowood Press 2012

Reviewed in Felt Matters 108 September 2012

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Level of experienceExperienced
Print statusIn print