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« on: May 13, 2009 06:31:22 PM »

Hi, I'm sixteen and currently a junior planning out my art projects for next year.  I was exploring Alice in Wonderland but I'm changing my focus to felting. And had a few questions.
1. If I wanted to wet felt a piece that was about 30" by 30", how many ounces of roving would I need?
2. I can't really decide what I want to do.  My art teacher and I were throwing around a few ideas today such as:
- doing 'graffiti' looking projects, sort of mixing high art with low art and decorative art with...well, still decorative just a different kind
- mixing 3D and 2D elements
- doing recreations of famous paintings

I'm really looking for suggestions about anything, I plan on doing wet and dry felting.  I need to know how much to get and any ideas of projects, basically.

Thank you for your input!
Lauren
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« Reply #1 on: May 16, 2009 08:25:47 PM »

To be honest, I'm not quite sure how much wool you'd need.
If you're doing an art project, I'd have extra on hand just in case.
A ball-park figure I guess would be something like 3oz.
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« Reply #2 on: May 22, 2009 06:44:30 AM »

If I were you, I'd go all out and buy a pound.  Seriously.  And some dyes (or you could go with kool-aid or food dyes, cheaper, and functional for pieces that wont be washed.)    A pound is alot,  but it will give you room for oops' and if you get the need to do more, at least you have some on hand Cheesy
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