During my study of felting artists, I've come across a few who are especially inspiring!
I love looking at the animals of Robin Joy Andreae - they are amazingly life like. Robin adds polymer clay and real props to her sculptures adding to the illusion of their being alive. Be sure to look at her site - these two photos are only a little taste of the beautiful work she does!
Alaskan artist Kay Petal creates needle felted dolls - the celebrity dolls will definitely bring a few chuckles to your Friday! Her site shows wonderful recreations of everyone from Willie Nelson to Sarah Palin. If you scroll down to Conan O'Brien, Kay has a stop action animation Lil Conan vs. The Bear.
If you're thinking "I want to make art like this!" Washington artist Laurie Sharp has a video showing her putting together a needle felted bunny. Her site has great photographs of her creations in naturalistic settings and a tutorial on how to make a woolly bear caterpillar.
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