Category Archives: jewellery

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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encaustic and silver

I’ve been exploring some new things: encaustic painting and silver etching, inviting both mediums to push the boundaries of the printmaking process and its curious alchemy. Tutors: Encaustic painting: Colleen Woods    http://www.colleenwoods.com.au/ Jewellery: Clare Poppi http://clarepoppi.com/

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Indigi day out

The folk at Indigiscapes invited me to have a market stall at Indigi day out.  http://indigiscapes.redland.qld.gov.au/  Indigiscapes is a plant nursery with plants native to the Brisbane region. It has an extensive garden with bushwalks, information centre a cafe and gift … Continue reading

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blues

Working in blues, the colour of memory, sky, sorrow and childhood. My mother was a potter. She instilled in me a love of ceramics and fine china. I think about her often. She gave me a dinner set for my … Continue reading

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making babies

Some photos from the remarkable studio of Fatima S Hellfish where I spent a Sunday afternoon soldering jewellery, while she made babies.  

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Bookish

There are a wonderland of books in the Brisbane library system. To me, flicking through photos and illustrations wandering around the shelves, reading snippets and making slow decisions about what I want to borrow is like taking a little holiday. … Continue reading

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new work

Home from the icy Canadian winter to my breezy garden studio. I’ve designed some screens for my next projects, screened fruity designs on recycled fabric, block printed lotuses and hand made porcelain jewellery, which is on display at the Metcalfe … Continue reading

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studio door

now open! on display Metcalfe Gallery, Brisbane Institute of Art 2014

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bon à tirer

The journey from my sketchbook to the finished porcelain jewellery pieces is done and they will be on display and available to purchase at: The Artisan room Boombana Gallery 1863 Mt Nebo Rd Mt Nebo Saturday and Sunday 10-3  http://www.boombanagallery.com/ … Continue reading

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Porcelain printing: continuing on continuously

Continuing on with the porcelain printing It has taken much more time that I imagined.  Here are some pictures.

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