Author Archives: Nancy

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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Toowoomba Artist books and etching

Another visit to The Glennie school, for some workshops on etching and Artist books. Through the rose gardens to the new art rooms. which overlook the sporting green with a view back to the historic town. Being at Glennie is … Continue reading

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out of the box

“One sun, one world- many dreams” is the name of a project organised by Dr Barbara Piscitelli AM, and Out of the Box Festival. The exhibition will tour to China, and is part of the Out of the Box Festival at … Continue reading

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Prints from Plants at Northey St City Farm

  I love Northey St City farm, and enjoyed facilitating this workshop where we created prints from the plants in the garden on t shirts, sarongs, scarves and bags. Some photos from a Prints from Plants workshop one of their … Continue reading

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