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

 


Janna Turner

Artwork 1: 2D Farm Kaleidoscope

My Farming life represented as a kaleidoscope during lockdown 

 

Materials and Techniques. 

Wet and Needle felted, Pollsworth, coloured batts and Merino wool. 

 

Artwork 2: 3D vessel Farm kaleidoscope. 

Researching techniques with vessels incorporating my farm life as a kaleidoscope during lockdown. 

 

Materials and Techniques

Wet felted Pollsworth and Marshham with a Kozo, paper, silk paint.

 

Artwork 3: Foxglove and Bee vessel

Kaleidoscope representing colour through flowers with 3D needle felted Bees to create dept and clarity.

 

Materials and Techniques 

Wet felted and needle felted. Dyed fibres and Marsham curls and dyed batts

 

 

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