Monthly Archives: March 2015

The fire eating dragon

On the theme of camouflage, I thought after watching the children’ s imaginative play with the long garden hose that we’d screenprint long some spotted and striped pieces of cloth. The children tore pieces of paper for the stripes, and … Continue reading

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lantern making at Northey St City Farm

Northey St City Farm is one of my favourite places in Brisbane, and I felt happy to be back to run a lantern making workshop this weekend, It is always abuzz with activity, as the people there go about their … Continue reading

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camouflage

The tawny frogmouths who freeze silently on the branches of the wonder garden were visible yesterday. Some days we can’t find them. As the preschoolers arrived, I noticed a theme- many of them wear camoflage. When I mentioned it, the … Continue reading

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Shibori at Raw Art West End.

I brewed up and indigo vat,  and we wrapped, folded and painted the silk and cotton with resist pastes. Then the pieces were oxidised in the air to deepen the blues, Photos from a Shibori session at Raw Art. There … Continue reading

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The third teacher

The environment is the third teacher, all the keys to learning are contained within it. I am resident artist at a preschool where the learning is modelled on the Reggio philosophy. . We are exploring cloth, ” wrap” “rapt” in the … Continue reading

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