Monday, June 12, 2017

Outside Our Box

Valerie Wilson is a fablous teacher from Winnipeg,Manitoba
Our guild decided to try a class we were sure was beyond our talents!!

Valerie Wilson is a fabulous portrait quilter!!

She spent two days with us....
Giving us all her tricks and tips to help us attack our portraits 
 Terry decided to try a picture of her dog who has passed away....
Stubby....
Maryann did a picture of her daughter, Tianna
Stunning! 
 Charlene did her son, Bradley.
Charlene lost her husand and son 3 years ago this weekend in a tragic plane crash 
so 
this was a very meaningful rendition for her.
 Charlene did it more than justice.
Look at how the plaid shirt is coming!!!
Incredible!!!
 Sandi did her husband who is making good recovery from a stroke.
 She decided it to try it in an abstract way using prints
 It is going to be awesome! 
 Trudi did a friends baby.
She sent a pic of the process and her friend recognized him so she is on the right track!! 
 I decided to do my mother in law, Marie (Cossette) Marcotte 
 This was taken for the Estevan Fair poster when she was 16.
 I showed Marie and she knew it was her! 
There are more to show but I will post them when they finish theirs! 
Thank you ,Valerie and all those who came!
It was a great weekend!! 
Christa 

4 comments:

  1. Wow, what a fun, creative class. I beg the fair poster was made by King Show Print which was Bob's family's business.

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    1. That will be interesting to know. I will ask her more about it!

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  2. Wow, I'm impressed with your class results. I knew your talented bunch of ladies would be up to the challenge.

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    1. Thanks Jaynie! You had more confidence in us than we did!! We all shocked ourselves!!

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