Kiyoshi Mino needlefelting
August 1 / 2-4 / 5-7 , 2019
Kiyoshi Mino from the USA has mastered himself in the needlefelting technique. He is known for his almost lifelike needle felted animals. In 2019 he will be exclusive in Europe for only atelier Fiberfusing in the Netherlands. Learn from a professional and passionated needlefelt artist!
In each 3day class you will learn advanced needle felting techniques. Special attention will be on how to finish the outer skin, his speciality. There will be a hand-out instruction for all the steps in the proces.
August 1 - basic needlefelting (small object)*
August 2-4 - needlefelting an European Owl
August 5-7 - needlefelting a Cheetah
The students should have at least a basic knowledge of sculptural needle felting and at least a few months of experience*. Here is a list of some of the skills the students will learn during the advanced classes:
-Planning and constructing a wire armature
-Sculpting complex 3-dimensional shapes using wool and felting needle
-Creating expressive eyes and faces
-Creating realistic fur (mammal class only)
-Creating and styling long, protruding fur (mammal class only)
-Creating complex 2-dimensional feather patterns (bird class only)
-Creating individual feathers using wool (bird class only)
* If you are unsure, take the 1day course and learn how Kiyoshi is making needlefelt.
one day class in basic techniques
About Kiyoshi Mino
disclamer : Images are not exemplary of products that will be exactly made by participants