|Winter on the Beach|
I'm working away (not yet at the beach!) organizing and consolidating my many notes for my upcoming Abstract Art for Quiltmakers class which will debut at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts in August (the class is full by the way) and then I'll give it again at Alegre Retreat in April. I know some other teachers have tackled this subject, but from my research they all approached it differently from me. It's so frustrating to develop an idea and discover it's a well worn path!!
As people who take my classes know, I love a five day class where I can get deep into the topic and my research on it in the first day. I love to learn (and then to teach) real solid information. (don't worry, it's only one day of five!).
I'll also be developing this abstract art for quiltmakers class into an online format which I had planned to do some time ago before we had any idea that QU would be coming to a close. But, good news!
Ruth Blanchet, a former QU teacher, (www.academyofquilting.com) is taking over the quiltuniversity domain name and several of the teachers. The website and overall organization will be different but upgrades in the way the forum and the galleries are handled will please everyone I think. It will take a little while, of course, for the Academy of Quilting to become as well known as Quilt University which had gained a great reputation over several years and continents. My classes will be starting at the Academy of Quilting in the Fall soon after Quilt University closes. I'll definitely be posting announcements.
|Waiting for Dawn (detail)|