• Miniature Creatures Made of Felted Wool by Nastasya Shuljak

    2 years ago - By Colossal

    Moscow-based artist Nastasya Shuljak transforms packs of wool into sculptures of small animals and other whimsical creatures. Plants sprout from the heads of smiling trees and other natural spirits. Polar bears, foxes, hares, and other critters stare through inquisitive eyes applied to their tiny woolen faces. Shuljak's toys are an exercise in the flexibility of the material and also a way to bring joy to all who meet them.
    Shuljak, a former theater artist and art teacher, tells Colossal that the practice of making creatures began when friends gifted her some wool. With that first bag she...
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