Helen Welford.

Helen Welford

USA

 

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

 


Jane Firth

The theme was the inspiration: I usually needlefelt animal portraits using un-dyed wool and natural colours.  The theme challenged me to depart from my usual methodology and try a kaleidoscope of colours instead. 

 

Artwork 1: Kaleidoscope Fell Pony 1.

Artwork 2: Kaleidoscope Fell Pony 2 

Artwork 3: Kaleidoscope Fell Pony 3

 

Materials and Techniques for all 3 works:

Wet felting and needle felting, wool and silk.

 

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