Monthly Archives: May 2015

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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inky

I visited Toowoomba, stepping out of my car into another world: Autumn leaves, historic buildings, grand gardens and mist. So close to Brisbane and yet it has a different climate. It was a small class at The Glennie School, and … Continue reading

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ideas

This year I am the visiting artist at Iona College. This time we used the press to transfer photocopies onto paper. Some of the pictures we used came from my zombie illustration research for a writers festival project “Street Reads” … 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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