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FELT AS SUBSTANCE 2 day workshop and FELT AND THE FOUND OBJECT 3 day workshop with ANITA LARKIN JOHNSON

29 August - 3 September

Summer sessions in the south of FRANCE, in full board accomodation on site.
Anita Johnson is an Australian sculptor and feltmaker who graduated in 1993 with a Bachelor of Visual Arts from Sydney College of The Arts, The University of Sydney. Currently studying a Doctor of Creative Arts at The University of Wollongong, her research and art practice focuses on concepts of repair and care utilising felt, textiles and found objects. Johnson has taught feltmaking since 1994 within Australia and internationally, developing her own methods from a sculptural perspective of the forming and use of felt
LEARNING OUTCOMES: Felt as a substance august 29 to august 30
• Students will acquire skills in skin-felting, making hollow three-dimensional felted shapes from wool fibres without using a plastic resist.
• Students will be able to apply goldleaf, silicone, wax, burning, putty, tar and other materials onto their felt forms and complete samples of interactions of substances with felt.
• Students will complete at least one finished felted sculpture form.
LEARNING OUTCOMES: Felt and the found object september 1rst to september 3rd
• Students will acquire found object assemblage skills and know how to use hand tools safely and effectively including a power drill, driver, rivet gun, and Dremel to shape and join objects together.
• Students will be able to assess a found object for the appropriate strategy to use to make a felt membrane around it and execute this.
• Students will complete at least one finished sculpture using found objects and felting techniques that results from critical and creative thinking.

Venue

Atelier du Bocage 31
lieu dit la couech
montbrun bocage,Occitanie31310France
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Phone
+33 671 004 395
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