New wet fel sculptures by Molly Williams … More New felt sculptures – Dance a Deux
I have only made the Contemplative Figures figures with natural, undyed fibres applied straight onto the form, unlike the Dancers that have a separately made decorative skin I am playing with ideas for a colourful, textured skin for the larger figures. Something like this perhaps? Hmmm – an add-on for the Contemplative Figure course … More Textured skin for large sculptures
A 5-week online course April 22nd – May 22nd 2020 – where you will learn how to make a large contemplative sculpture using a wet felt method of sculpting. These sculptures are inspired by the work of modern sculptors, such as Barbara Hepworth and Sir Henry Moore and others. You will have the opportunity to … More New Figurative sculpture course! April 2020
I have been making these figurative wet felted sculptures for over 10 years and people often ask me when, why and how, I started to make them – not the easiest question really! Several thoughts though – I have worked figuratively since about 2005 and the first sculpture I made was for the final show of … More Why did I start? Where am I now!
I have been developing a way of creating sculptures with a clay and textile mix on a wire frame. The figures (usually felted) are changing in response to the theme of ‘Fragility’ for the Prism Textiles Exhibition at Hoxton Arches gallery, London next month. There is nothing the least fragile about my felt sculptures … More Experimental ceramic figures
The Prism 2019 theme is ‘Fragility’ and knowing just how robust the process of making the felted figures is I really can’t imagine them as fragile. However by combining clay with the fibres on wire would create a fragile form – the fibres being burnt out in the kiln…. Problems: I am not a ceramicist! … More Figures in ceramics – work in progress
Life size (in height) felted sculptures in their beautiful new home in Colorado. The first Molly, ‘Tall Molly’, took 6 months to develop and has been followed by two more and there is another in the planning to fill this amazing space. Commissions welcomed!
Shades of Time White, natural Blue Faced Leicester wool bowl, Lino printed with a figurative motif. This small bowl looks wonderful against the contrasting, polished dark wood. This is an example of a new line of sculptures that I am working on for my Etsy shop. More images and information soon about new products and … More Felt Bowl
It has taken me about 6 months to develop a full size felt figure and there have been plenty of problems to overcome along the way when upsizing from a 40cm tall figure to one that is 4 times bigger! From these small figures… …to this one – 164cm high The problems I encountered were … More Full size sculpture
One of the best Prism exhibitions! ‘TRANSIENT’ A selection of artworks from the exhibition My submissions Life dance Comprised of 28 small figurative felt sculptures. I use the wet felt method to create these little figures Exploring the Senses Two large figurative sculptures suspended Both pieces together in the gallery My art work is for … More Prism 2018 Hoxton Arches Gallery