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I Love … Teaching!

February 9, 2012
Last week I had the great good fortune to meet a fabulous group called Fiber Frenzy in Athens, GA. The Lyndon House Arts Center is a beautiful venue with galleries and classrooms. We had two days of serious fun – a stretched out Surface Design Sampler Platter

Usually I teach it in one day and it can feel like drinking from a fire hose because we do SO MANY THINGS all in one day.






In a two day class we had time to play a little longer. Here we’re trying out some instantly gratifying citrasolv photo transfer – (tutorial here)


We played with foil – letting the magpie shiny sparkly things lovers come out in us all!
We were having fun – honest. Ignore all the wrinkled brows of serious concentration. 


 We carved stamps and screen printed – and LOVED every minute of it!


 Did I mention how great the facility was? Room for everyone to PLAY!

I had a teacher in high school that I loved because she would let me perch on my desk or the counter by the window. I found out years later that she was always telling me to get down. I never heard her. Not once. I must have been seriously off in La La Land. 


I still love to perch.

Larry Forte came in and put together a mini-video of the day at the Lindon House Art Center.


You can find all of these techniques – and a few more on my Quilting Arts DVD Workshop called Surface Design Sampler Platter. You can purchase it from the link up there on the right side of this blog. 😉
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3 Comments

  • Reply
    Deborah Younglao, Silk Painter
    February 11, 2012 at 4:05 am

    Looks like serious fun, Lyric! What a great, roomy space to teach in.

  • Reply
    KAM
    February 10, 2012 at 6:42 pm

    What fun to see my friend, Marybeth in the photos next to you Lyric. She just wrote this morning what a great time she had at the class.
    Kristin

  • Reply
    Frances Arnold
    February 9, 2012 at 1:22 pm

    Thanks for coming Lyric….it was SUCH FUN!!!

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