Tuesday, 23 October 2007

Altered book workshop students



What another fabulous group of students attended my altered book workshop over the weekend. This is Ruth, such a sweet lady, so enthusiastic and eager despite having a very bad back. Ruth's pages were lovely.



Jaz is one very talented young lady, her work is lovely, she worked in a children's book and incorporated some of the images in the book into her work with terrific results.



Lyn started out thinking she was not at all creative, I think she had a different opinion by the end of the class, her work was beautiful and she produced some wonderful pages.



Janice writes and hadn't done very much art before, I think she too surprised herself. She ended up with some lovely pages. Janice intends to add writing to her book at a later stage.



What can I say about Patsy, she's such a wonderful lady and artist in so many fields. Her work is divine, this was her second class with me. Patsy doesn't waste time, she had two books on the go so that she could alternate between them whilst they dried. Patsy's enthusiasm is so contageous, she's so very inspiring.



Anne only found out about the class on Thursday, so she wasn't sure what to expect. Her mother is very sick and I think the class helped her to unwind for a few hours. Anne's work was lovely, so much texture and layers. She sent me a lovely email tonight saying how much she'd enjoyed the class. It's lovely to get feed back. The class is so full on while it's happening I'm never sure if people are having a good time, there was lots of laughing so I suppose that's a good start.



This was Nicky's second class too, another very talented lady, her book is looking delightful. As you can see from the photo she has a lovely smile and lots of enthusiasm.

Gosh reading this post back it reads like a school report, sorry ladies, I hope you don't mind, but you were all so good, I couldn't keep it to myself. Happy book altering.

12 comments:

Judy Wise said...

It makes me feel so happy to see these women who no doubt work very hard at home and have cares that don't show - having a good time creating together. It's good for the soul. All the work shines.

Cre8Tiva said...

isn't is great when a student surprises themselves...i love those moments...they are why i teach...it looks like you did a great job...blessings, rebecca

jo said...

Ro, these ladies look like they have had a great time and produced some amazing work! I can imagine that you are a great teacher.
The kits look so awesome, any left over?? Hee hee!
Love Jo

Waltraud said...

The results of your class are great - they had a good teacher.

Judy said...

Looks awesome Ms Ro. What did you have for recess?

Julie H said...

Ro, there is a common factor here - their lovely teacher! What a joy it must be sit and 'play' with you/

Leslie said...

Oh how fun it would be! I love the work you inspired from your happy students!

carla said...

These look wonderful, but most exciting is how much fun everyone seems to be having! You must be such a great teacher:>

Steph said...

Wowww pity you're so far away because I would have liked to join the fun!

kathywas said...

It looks like the students made some wonderful pages in this class! They must have had a good teacher...LOL!!

Stephanie said...

It shows that you must be a really good teacher, they all looked like they enjoyed themselves and creating.

Julia said...

Hi Ro,
Thank you for your kind words...
I have been enjoying your blogspot also, its good to see others from melbourne...Would love to take one of your classes one day...

xx
Julia