Category Archives: porcelain printing

Pop

http://nancybrownstudio.bigcartel.com/ Just a few weeks ago, two busy and dynamic people had an idea about a weekend shop for Brisbane designers, and set about making it real, as well as designing and making items for the collection themselves. Here are some … Continue reading

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Popping up

All the porcelain jewellery in my collection begin as images in my journal, which I print, shape, glaze and fire to make into jewellery. After much making, my work is now in these shops: Kickarts Gallery Cairns–  gallery of contemporary … 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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talking about the shift

I made three plant themed shifts. for the EKKA: they were hand printed linen with handcrafted and printed porcelain buttons and jewellery. The prickly shift: a layer of self protection to live with enthusiasm and inspiration. Sharp spines guard the sensitive being … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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