Felting the Face with Deanne Doddington Mizen RCA

Saturday 17th February 2024 | 11am-4pm | Fee £60 | Booking is essential

In this one-day workshop we will explore how to sculpt the face out of felt using natural wool and needle felting. You can choose to work with individual facial features or create a small head.

All materials will be provided, and no experience is necessary.

Event Dates
17/02/24 - 17/02/24

Royal Cambrian Academy, Conwy

What is needle felting?

It is the process of transforming wool into a solid 3D felted object using a special barbed needle which allows the fibres of the wool to tightly knit together. It is a fun and relaxing process, but it does take concentration as the needles are very sharp!

Workshop Schedule


Arrive and register


Intro to needle felting and Deanne’s work


Get to know the group. Discussion about experience and aspirations


Understanding the head and proportion. How to break down the face into basic shapes and create them in felt. Choose what you would like to work with after lunch, either concentrate on individual features or a small head.

13:00 - 13:45pm

Lunch - Please feel free to bring a packed lunch and drinks or pop into Conwy for food


Quick review and then move onto construction


Finish and gather for review


Workshop ends

Chwilio Safle