Felted Wall Panels

24-25 June or 16-17 September, 2017 Ellen van der Wiel

Painting & Puzzling

Let Ellen inspire you in making a well thought out design! In this masterclass you will learn to "paint" with wool and research how to make a beautiful composition with rhythms, abstract or figurative forms. It operates from an existing image as inspiration. There is a choice of two ways with different techniques in order to make a final design.

program A or program B

day 1: discussing the images for inspiration, explanation of the two ways - painting (A) or puzzling (B), woolcarding on the handcarder, making of samples by hand or machine, making the final design, for the painting startingsize 120x120 cm, for the puzzling preparing different sizes of big sheet of felt(s) by hand or machine

day 2: working further on the felt and design (A), or cutting felt (B), finishing touch, framing the final works A:100x100 B:75x75

About Ellen

Ellen van der Wiel (The Hague, 1960) studied theatre design at the Rietveld Academy and interior design at the Artemis Academy, both in Amsterdam. She has worked as a costume designer, was head of media styling at the Artemis Academy, interior stylist for several magazines and stores as 'HEMA' and 'IKEA'. In 2008 Ellen made the decision to develop her own products, with colour as the starting point and self-produced felt as the medium.


All workshops are being taught in Dutch and/or English. We will serve fresh coffee and homemade lunches, with healthy salades, farmers bread and several Dutch cheeses.

disclamer : Images are not exemplary of products that will be exactly made by participants

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