A project by Special Needs students

Kathleen Kay

As I like to involve my Special Needs teenagers at Dudley College in the activities of the Guild, I set two groups, each of eight students, a communal project inspired by Judith's theme of ‘Weather’. We discussed possible ideas and settled for the expected snow of winter, as this would be the season when most of the work would be carried out.

 Autumn1997 KK 1

I decided that black would be the easiest background enamel for matching up the composite panel pieces, so we decided on the drama of a night time scene (I do admit to manipulating matters in such a way that the students thought the idea brilliant!) Night allowed the inclusion of the crescent moon and a lantern.

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