Dates: July 7-10, 2017
Class Times: Fri-Sun 9am-5pm; Mon 9am-2:30pm
Instructor: Sandi Cirillo
Open Studio: Fri-Sun 7-9pm
In this 4 day class, students will be learn about natural dyeing and commerical dyes and their effeect on wool. We will use the colors we produce to make a variety of projects ranging from felted landscapes emphasizing textural qualities and 3 dimentional bowls and felted scarves using wet and needle felting techniques. This class will expand your horizons as you think about the properties of wool and how natural and man made fibers go hand in hand to create beautiful and unique pieces of fiber art. All that is required of this class is a desire to learn and a lot of enthusiasm. Don't be sheepish....... sign up for this class now.
Material Cost: $60
About the Instructor:
Sandi Cirillo, a retired art educator, currently lives in Searsport, Maine and has been a fiber artist for over 20 years. Her passion is woring with natural and manmade textural materials to create one-of-a-kind mixed media pieces of art. Sandi also teaches many fiber workshops throughout the Northeast and in North Carolina. She also teaches drawing classes at Senior College in Belfast, Maine. She enjoys introducing adults and children to the joys of fiber art. You can see examples of her work on her website, especially-for-ewe.com as well as a listing of upcoming workshops she will be teaching. Sandi's work is in many private collections and she exhibits locally and nationally. Influences for her drawings and fiber artwork come from her love of hiking and photographing nature.