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Thursday, July 7, 2011

I told you so






Painting ceramic tiles is not so difficult

Jacki drove all the way from Texas to take one-on-one painting lessons.  Jacki had not painted ceramics. 
We deliberately aged the above tile to give it more character. 




Jacki improved in leaps and bounds and even surprised herself.
You can see her lines improving as she gains more practice.




On the second day Jacki graduated from tiles to bowls. 




The sunflower bowl was Jacki's very own design idea.  I love it, I might have to steal it from her.


Tomorrow I have another student coming.  Barbara is from California.  She knows Renaissance Italian Maiolica well.  

That is what I love about teaching... my students are always full of surprises.

I won't be blogging for a few days but I will show you the results from our painting session.
  

Have a great weekend my dear Blogging Friends

Gina




10 comments:

  1. It won't be long, now!!! We are all packed up and are just finishing up the afternoon at work! I cannot wait :) Utah here we come!
    See you soon!

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  2. Dear Barbara, I'm very excited about your visit. Please drive carefully. Unfortunately, there is a lot of construction on I-15. Just take a little extra time. Champagne is on ice. Gina

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  3. Well done Jacki! How lucky you are to have had these lessons. Me, I love that bowl with the simple leaves, berries and ladybug. That is the one I'd have to steal :))

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  4. Hi Karen, Did you know that little critters, such as Ladybugs, are sometimes added to a design to cover up a mistake or an errant speck of pigment.

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  5. Oh,she did a great job! She must have a fantastic teacher in YOU!
    Hugs/blessings,
    Lana

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  6. Wow, what a talented gal! HA HA! It was worth every mile we drove to get there. I am having the best time. I can't wait to see what I do next, it's so much fun. I highly recommend your class to anyone who thinks they might be interested, Gina!

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  7. Well, I guess there is hope for me after all! Gulp...

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  8. So envious, I'd love to learn from you. We drove by Deruta the other day, but couldn't stop. Next time.

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  9. Envious too, here ! I'm quite impressed at Jacki's progress and her bowl is really cute :-)
    Have a great time, dear Gina !

    ps : thank you for all your suggestions re cabbage..wish we could make choucroute here, as you know, i love it! my boyfriend was very pleased when i read him your comment. Well, here there's no need for protection and i guess, with the sun, things grow quickly :-)

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  10. I love the bowls! They remind my on Ibiza and Mykonos! Could happily live with all of them!

    Herzlichen Gruss,
    Karin

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