Category Archives: mosaics

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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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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green

Art and life entwine as I prune, weed, water and plant this beautiful autumn. I’ve been printing some pendants and garden quotes for a commissioned mosaic piece- very fragile and far trickier than I imagined- each underglaze has a different … 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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Knots

Puzzling over knots in my sketches this week. The circles create a world of their own. I’m feeling excited about transferring them to the screens.

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Mosaic Garden table

I like finding fragments of broken china in the garden and looking at the old patterns and writing on them. The table celebrates the garden and gardening with images and words that we printed on porcelain. I made the wrought … Continue reading

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printed porcelain brooches and silk scarves

Botanique Art Bazaar is held at the Mt Coo-tha Botanic Gardens in Brisbane with a range of botanically inspired artworks, jewellery, fabrics and hand made items at the Richard Randall Art  Studio (near the entrance) My groups made brooches by transfer printing … Continue reading

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Mosaic Seating Project

Here are some photos of a mosaic seating project that I did called Landmark Trees for Queenslands’s 150th celebrations. It was a joint project with Queensland Govenment and Brisbane Council. The seating was set within view and among a grove … Continue reading

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