Tag Archives: Nancy Brown artist

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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Etsy shop

https://www.etsy.com/au/shop/NancyBrownPrintshop It’s always a long journey from the artwork to the finished piece. The new pieces back from the kiln. I’m always amazed at what a beautiful job Corey at Milton Pottery supplies does firing my work, This time the … Continue reading

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Alchemy and pattern around the Hills

On my line from today’s workshop, Shibori folded, clamped twisted and sewn. I found some triangles, circles and squares to clamp onto the cloth at Reverse Garbage, http://www.reversegarbage.com.au/ We created some very geometric pieces of indigo dyed cloth, with the … Continue reading

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without walls

The little artists took their guests to their opening at the Exhibition Centre. Along with their individual pieces that I framed, I had hemmed the long cloths that we had printed. When I first arrived at the preschool in March … Continue reading

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Back to Coochie

The 8.30 ferry from Victoria Point took us across to the little island . I had brought along some silk, and I wanted to print some treasures from Coochie onto it. The group were busy preparing for their annual exhibition, … 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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when things don’t go as planned

Occasionally when things don’t go as planned I discover some interesting things. I’ve learned to follow these misadventures, and see what happens. My ink was too thick, and too dry for screenprinting, so everything had haloes, then I became interested … 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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finishing touches

The pre school group are putting the finishing touches on their individual textile pieces, ready for the Early Childhood Educators conference at the Brisbane Exhibition centre. They discussed all the steps, and ┬áremembered all the stages in making their prints. … Continue reading

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jewel box

http://nancybrownstudio.bigcartel.com/ I have been creating a new set of delicate jewellery pieces from mud, and those that don’t crumble or break will ready for an exhibition at Richard Randall Studio at Mt Cootha gardens May 19th-24th: Botanique: artisan made work. … Continue reading

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