Redbud Reflections
– Felting a Vibrant Reflecting Landscape –

with Laura Ricks

About this Course

Skills Focus: Felting a landscape using both needle felting and wet felting techniques. Simple mounting for a ready to hang display.
Video Lessons: Videos are divided in to easy to digest & easy to reference segments
Difficulty Level: Beginner / Intermediate
Helpful Experience to Have: Intro to 2D needle felting, basic wet felting
Course Length: This course is equivalent to a 1.5-day in person workshop

Create a lush landscape of a forest and redbuds reflecting on the water.

Skills you will Learn:

  • How to use light needle felting prior to wet felting to avoid fiber shift
  • How to easily blend fiber colors by hand to quickly and efficiently create smooth and even color transitions in a sky, and how this helps create depth in a piece
  • How to use simple blends that evoke the natural colors and patterns of trees, flowers, and foliage
  • How to use perspective to enhance the realism of your piece
  • How to create the look of fluid movement and reflection upon the water
  • Tips on making your composition more visually pleasing and where to place focal points
  • How to easily and effectively wet felt with a palm washboard to prevent buckling and to gain control of the felting process.
    (*palm washboard is optional, but Laura’s preferred method for felting her pieces)
  • How to touch up the piece after wet felting to sharpen lines and enhance details
  • BONUS!
    * Added tips for simple and clean mounting for a ready to hang display.

Included in this course:

  • 24/7, 365 Instant access to the course streamed directly to your computer, tablet or phone
  • High quality video instruction divided into short, digestible lessons
  • Learn at your own pace and refer back to lessons at any time
  • Complete materials list with links to recommended supplies

Redbud Reflections


Meet the Instructor:

Laura Ricks