Wild, Wet & Wooly: Wet-felting for Puppets & Masks
Think you know about felt? Felt is so much more than those little squares you can find in a craft store. Fine Felt can now be seen on fashion runways, couture clothing, and flying high in Cirque du Soleil! Using water, olive-oil soap, bubble-wrap, panty-hose, and pool noodles, you can transform wispy wool fibers into sculptural forms with an endless variety of surface textures. Learn about the ancient art of wet-felting and its applications in both puppetry and mask-making to create forms with a wide-variety of textures that are durable and beautiful. How to create felt through the process of wet-felting, the versatility of this medium, and its applications in puppet-making.