Monthly Archives: April 2015

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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quilt project

This year I am visiting Iona College for their Artist in Residence Program. There is a quilt making project planned, and I worked with the year 7 groups on some designs for the pieces. We were making designs for a … 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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soul food

A visit to Coochiemudlo island. My friend Hollie took me for a walk around the island she calls home, casting her artist eye across the wonders of sand, clay, confluence of bay, ocean and mangrove, talking about being surrounded by … Continue reading

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