Author Archives: Nancy

The Planting

The Planting festival at Woodfordia has grown from a small spades and gumboots gathering to a festival with shady trees, arts, talks, ideas and music. The trees have grown, and now the plantings are of tree orchards, a ceremonial planting … Continue reading

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Screenprinting in Maryborough

I visited Maryborough to run a screenprinting workshop at Gatakers Artspace.  The Gatakers print studio is home to some very experienced artist printmakers. Maryborough, with its historic buildings on the Mary River is a great place to visit and Gatakers … Continue reading

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Making

Photos from the process of making

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Set up for Woodford Folk Festival

Set up at Woodford Folk Festival is a magic time, a sneak preview of the atmosphere of the festival. This year I dyed 150 metres of material  to match the yam shaped chandelier ‘yamdelier’ at the centre of the Songlines … Continue reading

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Something new

Here are some photos of the fountains that I made at Brisbane Institute of Art. I have been a student in a semester long sculptural ceramic course with Dianne Peach. To me, there is something wonderful about the way ceramics … Continue reading

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Adrift

Leaving old work behind, and unsure where I’m heading with the new,  some delft blue prints on porcelain  

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t shirt printing weekend

A simple T shirt can become a work of art. I am running a course this coming weekend that always has interesting results: T shirt printing. It is on Saturday and Sunday 22-23rd October. If you have ever wondered how to … Continue reading

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pictures in an exhibition

New paintings and prints, frames within frames, my pictures in an exhibition.

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Finding the words to say it

Every day I need the wisdom and inspiration of others. I think it is time to reclaim our innocence. ” In every gardener there is a child who believes in the seed fairy” The quote is by Robert Brault. http://rbrault.blogspot.com.au/ I … Continue reading

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Printing with dye

https://nancybrownstudio.wordpress.com/courses/ Recently I was given some dyes and silk paints, so have begun printing with them. The colours are beautiful, and the material completely keeps its feel. I’ve enjoyed putting my big steamer back in action to set the dyes. … Continue reading

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