Finally, I finish a project begun before Christmas. I set myself the task of making two little marshmallow superheroes for my niece and her husband to commemorate the Superheroes: Icons of Good, Evil and Everything In Between art show we collaborated on at 516 Arts in Albuquerque. A simple concept, yes, but I’m satisfied with it because it packs a lot of silly into a very small item.
Well, my latest goofy attempt at being creative involves lots of dyed raw wool and a host of very, very sharp needles. I saw a talented young guy at a crafts fair in San Jose, selling the cutest little felted animal sculptures and determined that I too, needed to felt. I bought one of his little kits (an owl) and made my first felted sculpture in a felt-by-numbers kind of way. Having had a modicum of success with that, I [...]