Category Archives: inspiration

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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Set up for Woodford Folk Festival

Set up at Woodford Folk Festival is a magic time, a sneak preview of the atmosphere of the festival. This year I dyed 150 metres of material  to match the yam shaped chandelier ‘yamdelier’ at the centre of the Songlines … 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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Printing with dye

https://nancybrownstudio.wordpress.com/courses/ Recently I was given some dyes and silk paints, so have begun printing with them. The colours are beautiful, and the material completely keeps its feel. I’ve enjoyed putting my big steamer back in action to set the dyes. … Continue reading

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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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Prints from Plants at Northey St City Farm

  I love Northey St City farm, and enjoyed facilitating this workshop where we created prints from the plants in the garden on t shirts, sarongs, scarves and bags. Some photos from a Prints from Plants workshop one of their … Continue reading

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Far North Queensland

I visited Cairns to facilitate a printmaking workshop for Art Educators on the Northern Peninsular at St Monica’s School. Before the workshop we stepped into St Monica’s Cathedral, which from the outside is a modest brick construction. Inside, it glows … 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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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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science

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

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