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Ann Bell

Workshop: The Art of Decorating Papers

Course dates: Saturday 16th till Tuesday 19th January - Wonderful 4 days!

This workshop will bring you into the world of creating beautiful papers.

To learn and develop skills to bring your paper alive. To help your eyes and hands make those creative decisions.

Its a workshop for both beginners and those with experience. Ann's workshops are always creative and rewarding - she always has people asking for more.

Its hands on and into the paints, crayons, dyes, paste, shellac and rusting all day play. Sew a sample book, coptic stitched and learn other ideas for using the papers you will decorate. Students will decorate about 40 A2 Sized sheets of assort paper and card.

Ann2 Artist Statement for Ann Bell, Teacher and Bookbinder.

Ann has worked with all forms of fibre from a very early age. Knitting, crocheting, tatting, pattern making and dressmaking. Later learning spinning, weaving and dyeing. Over the last few years Ann has been able to take time to explore more creative directions incorporating paper and paints, using all the skills used in the past.

Cost of the Course is $350.00, Material Charge is $40.00

Material list will be sent out after enrolment and will also be online at http://www.kiwialan.co.nz at this page.

More info on this course phone 07 8394044 or email Ann at battybooks@xtra.co.nz

More info on the School phone 07 828 9914 or email Yanny at yanny@huntly.net.nz

mixed Media:
Ann works with all fibres - spinning, weaving, dyeing, bookbinding, book art and paper making.

Ann3 Exhibitions:
Exhibitor in Regional and National Fibre and Textile Exhibitions
Guest Exhibitor Waikato Area Exhibition 2000
Guest Exhibitor Paeroa Art Week 2000
Combined Textiles Guild of N.Z. 2000 Natural Exhibition
Association of bookcraft NZ Inc 2001 National Exhibition - Novice Award
Combined Textiles Guild of N.Z. 2002 Natural Exhibition - Award Winner
Noosa Art Gallery Binding Exhibition 2002
Combined Textiles Guild of N.Z. 2004 Natural Exhibition
Association of Bookcraft NZ Inc 2004 National Exhibition
Association of Bookcraft NZ Inc 2005 National Exhibition
Association of Bookcraft NZ Inc 2006 National Exhibition
Association of Bookcraft NZ Inc 2007 National Exhibition
Joint Exhibition Arts Post Hamilton 2007
Ron Sang Exhibition 2007
Fibre and Fleece Exhibition Opotiki 2008
Joint Exhibition Arts Post Hamilton 2007
Commission work in America, Australia and New Zealand
Local - Wall hanging in the Administration Building Fraser High School

Has been Selector for Creative Fibre NZ Cambridge Area, Thames Art Society

Ann has been a member of Creative Fibre NZ for 30 years, Association of bookcraft NZ inc 8 years and committee menber for 7 years, Treasurer Waikato Area Bookbinders for 6 years, Assistant Treasurer Association of Bookcraft NZ for the last 4 years, Combined Textiles Guild of N.Z. and Treasurer 2002-2003

Ann has worked with all forms of fibre from a very early age. Knitting, crocheting, tatting, pattern making and dressmaking. Later learning spinning, weaving and dyeing. Over the last few years Ann has been able to take time to explore more creative directions incorporating paper and paints, using all the skills used in the past.


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Yanny's latest exhibition online - click on the picture

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