Category Archives: ceramics

Making porcelain jewellery

I’ve been making more porcelain jewellery, printing and shaping the clay, glazing and firing the porcelain pieces, adding extra cobalt to make deep classical winters blues, bending sterling silver for the earring hooks with my assortment of pliers. When pieces … Continue reading

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Finding the words to say it

Every day I need the wisdom and inspiration of others. I think it is time to reclaim our innocence. ” In every gardener there is a child who believes in the seed fairy” The quote is by Robert Brault. http://rbrault.blogspot.com.au/ I … Continue reading

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some new blues

Back from firing, some deep new blues:  

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new year energy

It’s been a beautiful summer in Brisbane, long sunny days, poinciana trees festooned with brilliant red flowers, and the temperature has been mild enough to enjoy long cycles around South Bank in the evening enjoying the reflections on the river. … Continue reading

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sea creatures

The sea Creatures have been installed on the beachfront at Yeppoon. They made the trip on a truck from Natureworks from Mt Glorious, and were installed by Kevin Morgan on site at Yeppoon. Keith Sommer designed the sculptures, and Catriona … Continue reading

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science

The cephalopods are back from firing now I have plans to put these underwater.

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power of the potter

My mother was a potter. I remember feeling excited to see the glazed pieces being unwrapped, opening and closing a set of rectangular boxes with lids that fitted perfectly, drinking from her stoneware cups and being in her wheel room … Continue reading

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Brains and beauty

I’m obsessed with squid at the moment. They are the ultimate body decorators and sculptors. They are outstanding navigators and complex communicators. They are dexterous and exceptionally spacial. They are not egotistical. Unfortunately for them, cephalopods are also tasty. They … Continue reading

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Etsy shop

https://www.etsy.com/au/shop/NancyBrownPrintshop It’s always a long journey from the artwork to the finished piece. The new pieces back from the kiln. I’m always amazed at what a beautiful job Corey at Milton Pottery supplies does firing my work, This time the … Continue reading

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jewel box

http://nancybrownstudio.bigcartel.com/ I have been creating a new set of delicate jewellery pieces from mud, and those that don’t crumble or break will ready for an exhibition at Richard Randall Studio at Mt Cootha gardens May 19th-24th: Botanique: artisan made work. … Continue reading

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