Monday, October 11, 2010

SEPTEMBER CHALLENGE

September - Elements - Express an element such as earth, air, water, fire. Again, the form can be whatever you like.


judelicious
Title: Earth & Fire
Dimensions: Um, size 8-10 (Australian!)
Techniques & Materials Used: Wet felted merino panels, feather-stitched together by hand
Date Created: Autumn, 2010
http://www.flickr.com/photos/judeliciousfelts/




Tess
Title: Earth.
Materials and technique; wet felted pot hand dyed wool silk sari silk waste and earth toned button for embelishment.
dimensions 5 inches high
Date made 2009 completed in 2010
artist: Tess

WhingingNinja
Title To Fly
Dimensions The hanging bit of the ornament is about 6 inches long the butterfly itself is
about three inches wide and probably about two or so inches tall  Techniques & Materials Used wet felting and needle felting and a litlte sewing and threading.
http://indigoinkcreations.blogspot.com/


MTRuth
Title: Coastline
Dimensions: 5"x7"
Techniques & Materials Used: recycled sweater, mixed breed wool, Wensleydale locks, embroidery thread; machine and hand needle felted, hand embroidered
Date Created: August 2010
Artists Name: Ruth Lane
http://ruthsfiberphotos.blogspot.com/
http://www.purplepomegranate.com/


coraldee
Juniper, a female Basset Hound
almost 3 inches to the top of her head, about 4 & 1/2 inches from the base of the tail to the end of the nose
a Polyfil body needle felted over a wire armature and then colors are applied and felted to finish the color of the dog and for final sculpting of more prominent features.
http://flickr.com/photos/corkys_latest/
http://coraldee.etsy.com/
http://corky-coraldee.blogspot.com/


LittleCuddlers
Title - 'Cloud 9'
Dimensions - 5"x3"x3"
Techniques & Materials Used - Oval core with little balls of different sizes attached all over it with a final whispy layer-white wool from unknown origins, grey roving, blue roving- needle felted sculpture
Date Created - 9/9/10
Artists Name - Karen aka LittleCuddlers





loulou
Title: Conversation on world peace
Dimensions about 15'' tall
Techniques & Materials Used needle and wet felting
Date Created: spring 2010
earth and water (represented by the globe)
air by the dove
and fire by the desire and the will of changing things
Artists Name: Louou




fleurdefibre
Title: SOLAR
Outside dimensions: 19 1/2" by 16 1/2"
Completed: June 2010
Wet felt.
Fibres: Dark Romney, Finn (yellow), Merino, sari silk, bits of wool yarn, hand dyed wool fibres
I included a close up of the piece to better see the movement of colours.
What better illustration of life, light, fire than our own sun! Inspired by recent pictures of the sun from space.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/fleurdefibre
http://picasaweb.google.ca/fleurdefibre



butterflygirl
I have just started to experiment with wool. I bought a beautiful piece of hand dyed wool and I decided to create a wall hanging with a small piece of it. I used some turquoise and magenta wool roving to create a butterfly with a swirling flying trail to represent flight in the air. I beaded and added yarn scraps as a border and beads to the butterfly. I then used yarn to attach it to a drift wood branch to hang it.


medievalfelter
Earth
Made with natural colored Icelandic wool.
http://www.wanderingsheep.com/blog1/

4 comments:

filz-t-raum.ch said...

congratulations judelicious, earth and fire is really great feltwork!!!
bye,
filz-t-raum.ch

Trudis Felt said...

The September challenge is wonderful!
Enjoy your day!
Trudis

kasthurirajam said...

wonderful!

Luxembourg said...

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