Monthly Archives: August 2015

Weipa Flying Arts

I flew to Weipa in far North Queensland to teach  wood lithography, screenprinting and mixed media at Western Cape College. It is the second time that I have visited Weipa with Flying Arts and the landscape astounds me.It is a … Continue reading

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into the blue

Indigo: complicated and unpredictable, irresistable shades of blue. Making new from old with my indigo pot, with bizarre transformations from green to blue. Shibori: the art of clamping, pleating, transforming and twisting fabric to create and repeat pattern.

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It’s Ekka time again, I have made some shifts for the Botanical fashion parade,  my contribution to the slow fashion movement, a small and growing sewing machine led rebellion to the globalisation of fashion. A response to questions that are … Continue reading

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upcycling: wearable art

Photos from a School visit with Flying Arts: creating new from old, exploring ways of printing pattern onto fabric.

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