Category Archives: paisley

some new blues

Back from firing, some deep new blues:   Advertisements

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Flying Arts tour to St George

I visited St George, a small town on the Balonne river to run a Flying Arts workshop in textile printing.  I flew into Roma, and then drove 200 km, amazed by the green countryside, arriving in the small historic town … Continue reading

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Popping up

All the porcelain jewellery in my collection begin as images in my journal, which I print, shape, glaze and fire to make into jewellery. After much making, my work is now in these shops: Kickarts Gallery Cairns–  gallery of contemporary … Continue reading

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making things

It feels good to be home, and I’ve been making things. I began with some printed clay, and have been cutting and shaping it, smoothing it, polishing it.. I like looking at all the odd little printed circles and rectangles … Continue reading

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Paisley prints

Logan Art Gallery has a modern studio that opens onto a little Japanese garden. It is the kind of studio artists dream about, spacious with high ceilings, long glass windows and etching presses. In this lovely setting that I ran … Continue reading

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encaustic and silver

I’ve been exploring some new things: encaustic painting and silver etching, inviting both mediums to push the boundaries of the printmaking process and its curious alchemy. Tutors: Encaustic painting: Colleen Woods    http://www.colleenwoods.com.au/ Jewellery: Clare Poppi http://clarepoppi.com/

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Julia Creek

As a child I listened to Dad’s tales of cattle trucks, dust, and the mines at Mt Isa. He flew there with my sister once and then they both talked about this marvellous place in outback Queensland. Well my turn to visit … Continue reading

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lighter now

I’ve been making shadow box lanterns in teepee shapes from biodegradable materials. When I was a child, my mother showed me how to boil starch glue. It’s transparent, tough, incredibly sticky, non-toxic and feels good to touch. Activists and artists … Continue reading

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