Alpaca Pictures

I taught a felt picture workshop for the Yorkshire Alpaca Group on Saturday and they made some great pictures. It was a lovely warm and welcoming group, we had a lot of fun.

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They all have alpaca fibres for the backgrounds and some are wholly alapca. Others have been decorated with a few merino fibres to experiment with colour.

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Some of the pictures also have cotton and wool threads incorporated.The seascape above has silk cocoon added.

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Some of the pictures have quite specific shapes on them, which were achieved by laying the fibres on in the correct position or, use of pre-felts which allow you to get nice clean edges to shapes.

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Above left was modelled to create a low relief effect and I just love the fantasy bird. Lots of varied pictures for inspiration.

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