Sculpted Surfaces

with Andrea Noeske-Porada
Andrea Noeske-Porada sample piece

Andrea Noeske-Porada sample piece

Andrea Noeske-Porada sculptured surfaces

Andrea Noeske-Porada sculptured surfaces

Inspired by the surfaces of fruits, seeds and cones, we will start by looking at a range of materials, with a view to deciding which is best suited to achieving a particular kind of structure. We will then proceed to an analysis of the type of surface we want to copy before attempting to translate this into a felted solution. Often there will be many ways of arriving at similar results. Andrea will employ a variety of techniques, including darting, pleating and folding, to develop a sculptured surface by exploiting the different shrinkage characteristics of whatever materials you choose.