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One of my big summer projects is an outdoor felt installation created for the juried exhibition LandArt @ ArtCraft. I have been fascinated with Land Art for many years, and allowed the whisperings of a felt installation to ...
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SHIFT travels to Vancouver
‘SHIFT’ includes oil paintings by visual
artist Barbra Edwards and sculptural feltmaking by fibre artist Fiona
Duthie. Both artists use local, natural materials and subject matter in
their work with a focus on texture, layers, and colour relationships.
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‘SHIFT’ includes oil paintings by visual artist Barbra Edwards and sculptural feltmaking by fibre artist Fiona Duthie. Both artists use local, natural materials and subject matter in their work with a focus on texture, layers...
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Peaks & Valleys :: Surface Design Online Exhibition
This is a very special project. The first online exhibition of the Surface Design Online Challenge. The Surface Design Online program is all about experimentation and pushing yourself further into techniques, whether they are new to you, or familiar friends...
This is a very special project. The first online exhibition of the Surface Design Online Challenge. The Surface Design Online program is all about experimentation and pushing yourself further into techniques, whether they are...
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full(filled) exhibition and Artist Interview
  All of the exhibition pieces for full(filled) are just about finished. Each work is now getting individual attention each day, making it ready for installation on Tuesday. The exhibition is in quite a small but interesting space. This means there are not ...
  All of the exhibition pieces for full(filled) are just about finished. Each work is now getting individual attention each day, making it ready for installation on Tuesday. The exhibition is in quite a small but interesting ...
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Terra Textures-Surface Design in Felt Workshops
  I am absolutely delighted to announce a workshop series created by Katia Mokeyeva and myself to be offered this April at the Okanagan School of the Arts in Penticton,BC.   Katia and I met while both teaching at the Midwest Felting Symposium, and found dep...
  I am absolutely delighted to announce a workshop series created by Katia Mokeyeva and myself to be offered this April at the Okanagan School of the Arts in Penticton,BC.   Katia and I met while both teaching at the Midwes...
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Okanagan School of the Arts Workshops 1
  I have been working in one version of my most perfect place... there are several variations on this... but this is definitely a good one. The Okanagan is beautiful. And home to Canada's best wines, including some amazing reds. I'm staying on the Naramata ...
  I have been working in one version of my most perfect place... there are several variations on this... but this is definitely a good one. The Okanagan is beautiful. And home to Canada's best wines, including some amazing re...
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Respiration: an Outdoor Felt Installation
One of my big summer projects is an outdoor felt installation created for the juried exhibition LandArt @ ArtCraft . I have been fascinated with Land Art for many years, and allowed the whisperings of a felt installation to roam around in my imagination...W...
One of my big summer projects is an outdoor felt installation created for the juried exhibition LandArt @ ArtCraft. I have been fascinated with Land Art for many years, and allowed the whisperings of a felt installation to ...
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An online exhibition featuring alumni of the Surface Design Online workshop....Peaks &Valleys is the theme of the exhibition.
This is a very special project. The first online exhibition of the Surface Design Online Challenge. The Surface Design Online program is all about experimentation and pushing yourself further into techniques, whether they are...
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On Being a Student....
 To close off my teaching season, I decided to give myself a creative gift, and become a student for a weekend. It was such a refreshing and informative time.  Even outside of learning new skills under the extremely talented ceramicist, Julie MacKinnon .   ...
 To close off my teaching season, I decided to give myself a creative gift, and become a student for a weekend. It was such a refreshing and informative time.  Even outside of learning new skills under the extremely talented ...
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Starting in balance....
The Valhallas- the view from our cabin.... In my book of everything (my special black book that some of you will know!) this year is looking just fantastic, and got off to a wonderful beginning with some quiet personal time in a most beautiful place. The Va...
The Valhallas- the view from our cabin.... In my book of everything (my special black book that some of you will know!) this year is looking just fantastic, and got off to a wonderful beginning with some quiet personal time i...
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Online Felting Workshops: Spring 2015
  Registration is now open for the four online felting classes I'll be offering in Spring 2015.  The Surface Design Online class has gotten bigger every time I've offered it....there is always just one more idea that comes up, related to the materials. Beca...
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Technique: Colour Shifting with Batting
  Wool fibres can be used like paints, laid out to create surface colour changes, but also combined in layers to build new colors through shadowing. We can also use this simple technique to create a shift or transition in colour progression.  With wool rovi...
  Wool fibres can be used like paints, laid out to create surface colour changes, but also combined in layers to build new colors through shadowing. We can also use this simple technique to create a shift or transition in col...
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felt maker, plant dyer, writer, teacher
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Fiona Duthie is a fibre artist, writer, and craft educator based on Salt Spring Island, British Columbia. She first encountered feltmaking in 1996 and it immediately became her medium and passion.  Shibori shaping and dyeing, resist shaping and dyeing, stitches, prefelts, layering, embedding, carving… she explores the world through surface design in feltmaking. Fiona has exhibited her work in Canada, New Zealand and the UK.

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