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

 


Bronwen Thomas

 

 

Artwork 1: Spring and Autumn – pair of cushions

Inspired by stained glass, the black background makes each piece of pre-felt glow, as in a kaleidoscope. 

 

Materials and Techniques

Merino, wet-felted with pre-felts

 

 

Artwork 2: All-sorts – seat pad cushion

Reminiscent of Liquorice All-sorts, the multi-coloured scattered shapes appear to be caught on the move, as in a kaleidoscope. 

 

 

Materials and Techniques 

Merino, wet-felted with pre-felt scraps

 

Artwork 3:  Multi-coloured chips – pair of cushions 

The multi-coloured scattered ‘chips’ appear to be caught on the move, as in a kaleidoscope. 

 

 

Materials and Techniques

Merino, wet-felted pre-felt scraps and wisps of silk thread

 

 

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