Sleeping Duckling - 3D Needle Felted Sculpture with Kate Taylor

Sleeping Duckling - 3D Needle Felted Sculpture with Kate Taylor

Take a journeyKate T Workshop 1 with Kate Taylor to discover the world of needle felting while creating a small, sleeping baby duckling.  Develop your skills in the art of needle felting using wool fibres and working around a pipe cleaner armature.

Learn the basics of creating a 3D sculpture of a cute baby duckling, which will provide you with the skills and freedom to build almost any creature or shape your imagination can think of. 
Suitable for beginners.  Morning tea included.  Materials Fee: $10 paid to tutor.  Enquiries email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Kate Taylor has always been creative, owning a wool shop in Healesville in the 80’s, when bright and colourful jumpers were the rage.  Kate turned her hand to designing and sold many of her creations.  Over time she has experimented but found her niche in the new world of Fibre Art, particularly needle felting and felting in all its forms.JM Workshop 1

Almost all of Kate’s work is created from photographs, with the kind permission of the photographers, and Australian birds and wildlife feature largely in her work. All her work is free hand, translated by eye for the detail, to a felt canvas. 3D Fibre sculpture is an extension of this art form & for Kate, creating soft sculptures using only wool fibre and a barbed needle is a form of meditation. 

Aside from creating one off fibre sculpture pieces and fibre paintings, Kate loves working in Water Colour and Pastel.   Kate enjoys teaching  the artform  of Needle Felting to all age groups and loves the challenge of commission pet portraits and sculptures.   Some of Kate’s commissioned requests have ranged from a lifesize sculpture of a Bengal Cat to 20cm sculptures of a Kungfu Kangaroo, to her pet dog, to a mother & baby Koala.

With her home on the outskirts of Healesville, Kate’s studio is a small corner of her home office, where glimpses of foraging birds can keep her intrigue and  often enjoys the visits from the native parrots and circling eagles.


Event Details

Date Sun 14th Jul 2024 10:00 am
End Date Sun 14th Jul 2024 4:00 pm
Register from Tue 28th May 2024
Cut off date Sat 13th Jul 2024
Price ATASDA Members $70 Non-members $85
Location Chum Creek
Registrations are closed for this event

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