Son had a school project to present an animal, it’s habitat and show adaptation for said habitat.
He wanted something larger then a figurine but to still be able to show details. After discussing multiple options with consideration of above constraints mentioned as well as time, material requisition and learning curve.
Needle felting seemed like a viable option, however we ran into 2 issues
Never Needle Felted before
No one carries supplies in store (I did mention time constraints right?)
Learn: Yay YouTube and Pinterest
Be lucky: Hobby Lobby opened a store very close to us a week before. Was lucky to notice it after trying all other crafts stores nearby and they had stuffs we need.
Subject: Penguin. But not your standard plain penguin … Son chose: Rockhopper Penguin. These guys:
I clicked every photo and read the description, it’s all fabulous! Those feet! And the eyes, and the yellow feathery bits, I need a diagram to tell me what all the parts are called, lol.
Fantastic work, really wonderfully done.