Category Archives: vegetable prints

some new blues

Back from firing, some deep new blues:   Advertisements

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Shifting

It’s Ekka time again, I have made some shifts for the Botanical fashion parade,  my contribution to the slow fashion movement, a small and growing sewing machine led rebellion to the globalisation of fashion. A response to questions that are … Continue reading

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Rusty Roo Artist retreat

A weekend at Rusty Roo artist retreat collecting leaves for printing onto scarves. I was very happy to see how well the leaves from the property printed onto the material. Brewing the pots on a fire that Cameron built for … Continue reading

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gumleaf sauerkraut silk

I unrolled this small silk bundle this morning, It looked dark grey and smelt of gumleaves and sauerkraut, and I was surprised at the vibrant colours that were revealed, even some turquoise from the copper that I had wound the … 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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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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talking about the shift

I made three plant themed shifts. for the EKKA: they were hand printed linen with handcrafted and printed porcelain buttons and jewellery. The prickly shift: a layer of self protection to live with enthusiasm and inspiration. Sharp spines guard the sensitive being … Continue reading

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Bookish

There are a wonderland of books in the Brisbane library system. To me, flicking through photos and illustrations wandering around the shelves, reading snippets and making slow decisions about what I want to borrow is like taking a little holiday. … Continue reading

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an indigo pot

It takes time to mix the brew and create that magical blue that glows and deepens in air. My BIA class have been fastening, stitching and printing material to dunk into the bubbling indigo brews. The chemistry is curious and curiouser. … Continue reading

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Mosaic Garden table

I like finding fragments of broken china in the garden and looking at the old patterns and writing on them. The table celebrates the garden and gardening with images and words that we printed on porcelain. I made the wrought … Continue reading

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