Category Archives: illustration

Squid

To celebrate the grouting of the squid there was a garden party. Fatima S Hellfisch and I decided to make some attire for the¬†project¬†leaders and team. Heroic undies, a squid apron and chesty bond singlets, as well as some squiddley … Continue reading

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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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ideas

This year I am the visiting artist at Iona College. This time we used the press to transfer photocopies onto paper. Some of the pictures we used came from my zombie illustration research for a writers festival project “Street Reads” … Continue reading

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quilt project

This year I am visiting Iona College for their Artist in Residence Program. There is a quilt making project planned, and I worked with the year 7 groups on some designs for the pieces. We were making designs for a … Continue reading

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Pressing question

Can you print etchings on a clay press? I was invited to run a drypoint etching workshop at a school that didn’t have an etching press, and so the journey of discovery began. It was a two day Flying Arts … Continue reading

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mural painting

Juliet, Jennifer and I have been painting a mural for a bush tucker garden at Logan Reserve State School. There is a water feature in the garden, and a long panel and totems painted by another artist. The garden is … Continue reading

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making things

It feels good to be home, and I’ve been making things. I began with some printed clay, and have been cutting and shaping it, smoothing it, polishing it.. I like looking at all the odd little printed circles and rectangles … Continue reading

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Scarborough

A visit to Scarborough, which I think is one of the loveliest places in Brisbane, and home to some of my favourite trees: the ‘tangly trees”. I’m not alone in loving these trees, when I stop to visit them, a … 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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