Category Archives: banners and flags

Invisible garden

Photographs from my exhibition at Gatakers Artspace Maryborough. Exhibition continues until February 28th.      

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Festival season

I visited Maryborough for the Festive heart of Christmas celebrations. There were a range of offerings each day for families, from interactions with rescued wildlife to mural painting. It was held in the historic town hall. It was great to … 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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companions

I visited Loreto College to facilitate a project about the journeys of the companions of Mary Ward. Mary Ward wanted to practice her religion in the community as her Jesuit brothers did, in the days when women who took the … Continue reading

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the dead are getting bigger

https://www.facebook.com/Fiesta-Latina-166861910064140/ Big ¬†things: skulls and bones: Day of the dead Fiesta Latina is coming up in West End and Upatree have been printing for the occasion. Two days in Mount Nebo printing, and the skeletons are getting bigger!    

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Day of the Dead

http://www.upatreearts.org/ Preparing for Day of the Dead with Upatree Arts at Mt Nebo, preparing and creating images on the screens ready for a day of printing.

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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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The fire eating dragon

On the theme of camouflage, I thought after watching the children’ s imaginative play with the long garden hose that we’d screenprint long some spotted and striped pieces of cloth. The children tore pieces of paper for the stripes, and … Continue reading

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The third teacher

The environment is the third teacher, all the¬†keys to learning are contained within it. I am resident artist at a preschool where the learning is modelled on the Reggio philosophy. . We are exploring cloth, ” wrap” “rapt” in the … Continue reading

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