|Seeking inspiration - I'm the one on the left!!|
The master class is year long class and is
based on a private paid subscription email/blog.
Assignments are sent out monthly - they're very open ended and address different design issues
and some are just fun! I’ll describe an “exploration” or directed exercise –
nothing as limited as a specific project,
but rather a set of instructions for a design (or designs), each month exploring a different
concept, issue, topic or idea.
You can make a quilt any size. I won’t restrict your imagination!
Quilts can be representational or abstract or somewhere in between.
Which is usually where I am - somewhere in between!
Much of my focus and input is on helping the students learn how to critique and evaluate
their designs, and the quilts at every stage of construction.
I believe in clarifying the strengths and the weaknesses,
and suggesting solutions for the latter. It's really important to be both constructive and specific.
Telling somebody "that doesn't work" without explaining WHY it doesn't work, and HOW one might
fix it is simply an exercise in frustration. And I did experience several classes like that myself
until I saw the light!
And decided instead to educate myself in the arts, as far as I can.
Since the online Master Class has been so popular, and since I know that a lot of people really love to
take an actual class - to get away from home and immerse themselves totally in the Art of Art quilts
for a few days, it was decided to hold a Live Master Class this June at Falmouth, on Cape Cod.
There are just a few places left in this Live Master Class...so if you're interested, please contact
Linda Gallagher at firstname.lastname@example.org
Linda is a travel agent and she can give advice and assistance re travel, accommodation etc.
It will be a whole week (8-12 June) of Master Class.
Several different assignments will be presented and the design issues involved discussed.
Each morning will begin with a description of the assignment,
and/or a Power Point lecture relating to it, and (where appropriate) a demo.
After a delicious lunch (right there!), I will given lots of one on one advice all afternoon.
Both actuality and virtuality are,therefore, available!! See you in class!
And, if you have been, thanks for reading.......Elizabeth