1) to engage in fanciful daydreaming; the idle or absent-minded indulgence in fantasy.
2) gathering tufts of wool shed by sheep & caught on bushes.
After spending some time dreaming of, and counting sheep, Jan & Jill have gathered wool from various sources and created a series of art works using wool, and incorporating fabric.
They have made 2D & 3D works, reflecting their different interests and influences.
Jill has been making felt for a number of years, recently completing a City & Guilds course. Jan became interested in wool and felt-making, and began to explore textiles as a medium. Through experiments with dye-ing using plants, stitching and mark-making, Jan is extending her artistic practise into the material world.
The artists; Jan Millington & Jill Halsall
The media; Felt and Textiles
The venue; Project Space, Westgate Studios, Wakefield
The date; Wednesday 28th November 2012 as part of Wakefield Artwalk
(to view by arrangement with Westgate Studios after 28th)