Helen Welford.

Helen Welford



Artwork 1 
En Route


An image through my train window, just before lock-down, which translated into lines and colours speaking to the connection and passage of time and distance.  (Reconnecting to the moment)


Materials and Techniques
Wet felting with wet felted prefelts, yarns, wool roving 
Artwork size in CM: Width…73cm……….… Length…50cm




Artwork 2 
Insight: Cataract #1


What I saw as my right cataract was removed, (and I was reconnected to my vision).


Materials and Techniques
Wet felting, needle felting, embroidery, beading

Artwork size in CM: Width……69cm.……… Length…45cm.



Artwork 3 
Past Echo


Inspired by the theme for this exhibit, and by a motif on my grandfather’s art deco pencil holder (which I still use) – a constant (re)connection of my present and past.


Materials and Techniques
Wet felting, needle felting, embroidery

Artwork size in CM: Width……73cm……… Length……49cm


Helen Welford

Title: Looking Out Through the Cracked Lens of My Kaleidoscope

This piece reflects my perception of how confinement for COVID19 can affect ones view of a world reduced to the garden and surrounding trees. Not venturing out, I used existing resources, and was inspired by the theme for this exhibit.



Materials and Techniques.

Wet felting with needle felting/applique/beading.  Wool roving, bits harvested from old weavings and knitting, prefelts, eco printed silk, silk hankies, beads.








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