Category Archives: courses

indigo

I brewed up an indigo pot for my class at BIA last week, It’s always quite tricky and there is no point in rushing, Indigo transforms at it’s own pace, and if it isn’t ready all that happens is blue … Continue reading

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Clermont in pictures

Clermont is a photographer’s dream, a small town where history is visible, and the subtle landscapes and clarity of light make my heart skip a beat. In the evening, the sky delivers it’s cosmic display of stars above the quiet … Continue reading

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Cairns

A Flying Arts trip to Cairns, a Creative Generation workshop for year 12 Art excellence students on the theme of the expressive self published book. We move through variations of shaped lino cut prints on long concertina books. Cairns is … Continue reading

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Paisley prints

Logan Art Gallery has a modern studio that opens onto a little Japanese garden. It is the kind of studio artists dream about, spacious with high ceilings, long glass windows and etching presses. In this lovely setting that I ran … Continue reading

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wood engraving

The skills of wood engraving intrigue me. I pore over old illustrations and create my own versions of those white line and black line images. I have been trying some wood engraving, with those curious engraving tools and sticky lithographic … Continue reading

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A new print studio

Impress: a place to meet and create etchings, lithographs, screenprints, relief prints and artist books, a place to exhibit artworks, a quiet place to share friendships, talent, ideas and roll prints through big beautiful presses! Space to dream and develop … Continue reading

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Flying Arts Maryborough

A Flying Arts trip to Maryborough to facilitate a Shibori and resist dye workshop. Maryborough is a delightful historic town and once was a major port. It has a thriving arts community, and we worked in Gatakers Art Space that … Continue reading

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Artwaves, Logan Gallery

Some photos from the Artwaves workshop at Logan Gallery for art teachers and art students. http://www.logan.qld.gov.au/facilities-and-recreation/arts-culture-and-heritage/logan-art-gallery

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Tree of life prints Logan Regional Gallery

This is the second time I have created images of the tree of life for a community arts project, the other was the Indigikids shirt project. The idea is for each person to create elements for the tree, and the … Continue reading

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bicycles

some bicycle artwork in progress from my class at BIA. This artwork will be on display on Saturday 20th October at the Archive bar in West End from 12pm-4pm as part of the Bicycle Film Festival. Blue sky, and cycleways. … Continue reading

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