Category Archives: illustration

Emerald

I visited Emerald,  one of my favourite outback towns, for a Flying Arts tour. Emerald is a historic town. It has a grand Queenslander style railway station and a welcoming botanical garden, popular with travellers. I flew in on a … Continue reading

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Screenprinting in Maryborough

I visited Maryborough to run a screenprinting workshop at Gatagers Artspace.  The Gatagers print studio is home to some very experienced artist printmakers. Maryborough, with its historic buildings on the Mary River is a great place to visit and Gatagers … Continue reading

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pictures in an exhibition

New paintings and prints, frames within frames, my pictures in an exhibition.

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Toowoomba Artist books and etching

Another visit to The Glennie school, for some workshops on etching and Artist books. Through the rose gardens to the new art rooms. which overlook the sporting green with a view back to the historic town. Being at Glennie is … Continue reading

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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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T shirt printing course

  https://nancybrownstudio.wordpress.com/courses/ This weekend (16th and 17th January 2016) I am running a course that is great fun, very creative, and is full of information. It’s a  T shirt printing course at Brisbane Institute of Art. I often print my … Continue reading

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Woodford 15-16, the tree of life

It was perfect weather at this year’s Woodford Folk Festival, and the theme of the  festival was the Tree of Life. The festival has its own Children’s festival within it. For this year’s screen I made a tree of life … Continue reading

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Coochie Designs

I made up some linen tea towels from the Coochie Artist’s designs to display in the gallery cabinet during the exhibition, Here are some photos of them drying on my washing line.  

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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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Squid

To celebrate the grouting of the squid there was a garden party. Fatima S Hellfisch and I decided to make some attire for the project leaders and team. Heroic undies, a squid apron and chesty bond singlets, as well as some squiddley … Continue reading

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