Monday, June 16, 2014

Intertidal Felt Piece #2

In the spring I was asked to create another intertidal felt table piece for Parks Canada. This piece will be used at the Vancouver Aquarium for outreach programs and educational purposes.
The request was made for a 2'x3' felt mat, with many 3-D sea creatures, from clams, sea stars and a moon snail, to a crab, a geo duck and a gunnel.
Some pockets were made for the clams to hide:
The table piece is wet felted by hand and created with Merino wool, silk, yarn and cheese cloth.
And last, I  was also asked to create a 3-D felt sea cucumber and gunnel for the local Parks Canada (Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve) to add to their intertidal felt piece: