Artistst and decorated paper
- How right you are, Iris.
Having artists in a class is great, but a not-too-frequent event. Usually they start with a
lovely mixture of couriosity and scepticism, continue with mild condescesion and end up
hooked and delighting everyone present with a wealth of old an new ideas. Plus, I don't
have to keep an eye on their colours.
Once I had a Japanese lady, a graphic artist who had come to Germany in the course of her
studies in Art History. Rudimentary English, next to no German, explanations I gave to her
in pantomime - but what a dedication and diligence, what a joy for her work, what a joy
for learning! I could do with more of that.
I am having lots of fun doing big editions os the same pattern. When all goes according to
wishes and I see, when I take them out of the press the next day, that the first and the,
say, 60th sheet are... well, not twins but at least siblings, I fell like laughing from sheer