Category Archives: wearable art

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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Screenprinting at Impress

A weekend at Impress Printmakers studio.  I was tutoring a two day studio session in  Screenprinting for an experienced group of artists. Impress Printmakers studio at Kedron is a beautiful working space with high ceilings, flooded with natural light. The … Continue reading

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Artbeat

Artbeat festival at Ipswich. The crowd flocked to the festival to try the huge range of creative offerings. There was woodturning, hula hoop making, mosaic, flying fish, magic wands, felting sculpted monsters, body painting, musical instrument making, sculpted paper brooches and … Continue reading

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The Planting

The Planting festival at Woodfordia has grown from a small spades and gumboots gathering to a festival with shady trees, arts, talks, ideas and music. The trees have grown, and now the plantings are of tree orchards, a ceremonial planting … 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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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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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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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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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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