Up-to-date report from one of our students!
Course: Shoe Making
Program: Atelier Course
Period: Sep. 4, 2017 – Apr. 27, 2018
After working in Taiwanese footwear industry for three and a half years, she came to Firenze to study shoes making course, the city which is famous for leather art and shoes.
Although she already has basic aesthetics and sketching technique background from university (B.A.), yet she hopes to extend her shoe-making skills here in Riaci. She believes designer can deliver their thoughts through their works, hoping to keep motivate people with her designs.
It’s another busy and hard working week. After completing a pair of Tirolese shoes, I started with a new pattern as well as making Goodyear derby for a friend. My classmates were working hard with their works as well. In the picture, Caterina was learning how to lasting her two-tone derby shoes with Norwegian construction.
Photo shot when Prof. Angelo was teaching Yushih cutting a groove in her shoes. To make a professional channel needs not only a great technique for using knife but, also needs an exact angle to cut.
New friends in this year! They are also come from my country – Taiwan. On Wednesday, we celebrated their birthday in a very nice Indian restaurant. Very pleasant night.
Let you take a look of my Tirolese derby after I finished it. This traditional method of construction was design for high mountain, which has water proof function. Look at the welt, it looks like a wall around the shoes, making shoes more concrete and solid.
I’m super happy to share you this news that, some friends asking for my shoes (smile), which means, people like my works and what I made an effort with was being seen by people. ☺ I’m so grateful for all in here.
One week has passed quickly… Recently, I started to think about that maybe I should slow down my step and relax my brain. When I throw back my memory, I felt my life in here only between school and accommodation. Friday night, I standing behind the carousel and took this photo, at the same time, the carousel was rolling around with beautiful light. “So romantic, why I never noticed?”－I wondering…
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