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DQ
05-12-2007, 06:25 AM
I saw a short documentry on the TV last night about an artist called Andrea Hunter who makes pictures with wool and felts them.

http://www.focusonfelt.co.uk/index.htm

I wish I had the money to buy one of those pictures :inlove:

blueeyes28
05-12-2007, 07:08 AM
WOW! I love it.

Jan in CA
05-12-2007, 12:23 PM
Those are great, but I wish there was more info on the technique. I don't quite understand what he does. :?? Are they knit? Do they dip wool strips in paint? :??

jeanius80
05-12-2007, 03:56 PM
looks like a variation on needle felting. very nice.. i love the pinkish tree! :heart:

of troy
05-13-2007, 10:57 AM
debbie new does art with yarn too,

you can see images of her art on these cards that are for sale..
http://www.philosopherswool.com/Pages/DebbieNewCards.htm

there are more images of her art in her book unexpected knitting.. the most wonderful knitting book in the world..

DQ
05-13-2007, 05:09 PM
Those are great, but I wish there was more info on the technique. I don't quite understand what he does. :?? Are they knit? Do they dip wool strips in paint? :??

Well from what they showed on the TV she was using different coloured bits of fleece and either placing or sticking it together somehow and then she said she felts it together. They showed one of the finished pictures hanging on a washing line! :teehee:

DQ
05-13-2007, 05:11 PM
debbie new does art with yarn too,

you can see images of her art on these cards that are for sale..
http://www.philosopherswool.com/Pages/DebbieNewCards.htm

there are more images of her art in her book unexpected knitting.. the most wonderful knitting book in the world..

Oh that's lovely! I'll have to have another look when I have more time :muah:

of troy
05-13-2007, 06:08 PM
as i said, unfortunately, they are just greeting cards and images. if you can find the book in the library or in a store to look at, you should look at the details..

some are free form knitting, some are just (if the just can be said of her work!) fair isle or other processes.

the 'granny square"--its an oversized afghan--made from small squares of garter stitch (its about 6 feet across!--its huge!)

Debbie New is the most inspirational knitter i know!