“Learn the rules like a pro, break them like an artist” Pablo Picasso

Tuition fees have been kept at last year’s level. All fees clearly show the GST component.

Adults: $407.00*, Under 18: $231.00*

* Prices include GST

  • Age: 16+
  • Skill Level: Everyone
  • Status: Available.
  • Campus: Bellingen High School
  • Situated on Waterfall Way on the eastern side of the town of Bellingen
  • Plenty of parking both on Crown street and parking areas within the school
  • Canteen serving delicious food, 2 coffee outlets and ice cream vendor on premises
  • A bus provides transport between the High School & Primary School at the beginning and end of the day plus the lunchtime break.
FREE-STYLE FELTING

 

 

Students will start to lay out a felt piece on the first day, to get used to the method and materials (fibres) used. I will share with students some tips on how to be resourceful and how to start thinking as a felter; e.g. how to make a hat mould from old bowls, or a bag mould from plastic placemats or ice-cream container lids; how to rebirth old woollen jumpers into felt works and why old lace doilies are awesome! From here, I will discuss individually with students what sort of felt work they would like to complete during the week; whether they simply want to experiment and play with materials and techniques to produce a one-of-a-kind Artist’s Book, and/or complete something wearable, or a wall-hanging. The students’ imagination is their only limitation, and I will do my best to gently push them outside their creative comfort zone; to think outside the box.

 

 

Course Requirements

There will be a cost of materials for the course, which will cover all the fibres to be used during the course. This cost will be $135 and includes a bamboo blind which is essential. I will have fibre packs and other fabrics such as silk available for purchase but that is optional.

Tutor

Samantha Everett

Samantha  Everett

Sam is passionate about felt-making because of the limitless possibilities one can explore through the medium. She has worked and trained extensively in the field of felt-making and plant dyeing. Sam lives and works on the mid-north coast where she runs felt-making workshops and is also involved in community support projects. This is Sam's second year as a tutor at Camp Creative

  • Age: 16+
  • Skill Level: Everyone
  • Status: Available.
  • Campus: Bellingen High School
  • Situated on Waterfall Way on the eastern side of the town of Bellingen
  • Plenty of parking both on Crown street and parking areas within the school
  • Canteen serving delicious food, 2 coffee outlets and ice cream vendor on premises
  • A bus provides transport between the High School & Primary School at the beginning and end of the day plus the lunchtime break.

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