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

 


Anne Williams

Artwork 1:  Moorish geometric pattern 

The Moorish tiles remind me of the patterns you see through a Kaleidoscope. I attended a residency last year in Coimbra, Portugal and was keen to recreate the patterns in felt, the challenge was to reproduce it through gentle wet felting to keep the intricate shapes.

 

Materials and Techniques

Wet felted


Artwork 2: Green Sea Turtle.

The camouflage pattern of the sea turtle is fascinating, the shell symmetrical, with individual patterns within the plates. A challenge for me having only needle felted a few sheep in the past!

 

Materials and Techniques

Merino and Lleyn wool needle felted

 

Artwork 3: A Kaleidoscope of Colour

 A fun experiment using colour and shape.

 

Materials and Techniques

Merino wool, wet felted

 

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