It may be a cliché but time has flown so quickly that it does not seem possible that it was ten years ago that we arrived at Fareham College to start our City and Guilds course. Such a lot of water has passed under the bridge since then. We have all changed – our knowledge and confidence in our ability to create textile art has increased to the extent that we have been able to produce the amazing exhibition that our recent one at Sir Harold Hillier Gardens was. Two elements have been crucial in this alchemy – primarily our wonderful Tutor, Terrie Hitchcock, and secondly the dynamics of the members of Zeronine. Although totally different personalities somehow a brilliant team has emerged and prospered.
To celebrate the tenth anniversary we were delighted that Terrie could join us and we enjoyed an amazing workshop where she baffled us, like she did before, when we were her students. Sadly not all members were able to attend, but those of us who were able to be there enjoyed a great day when we used a combination of A2 paper, oil pastels, non dominant hands and Brusho paint to create several pieces to inspire future textile works. Here are some of the results