Category Archives: t shirt printing

upcycling: wearable art

Photos from a School visit with Flying Arts: creating new from old, exploring ways of printing pattern onto fabric.

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Flying Arts tour to St George

I visited St George, a small town on the Balonne river to run a Flying Arts workshop in textile printing.  I flew into Roma, and then drove 200 km, amazed by the green countryside, arriving in the small historic town … Continue reading

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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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Kalkarindji

I’ve dreamed about this. A flight to Darwin, followed by a drive through Katherine to Kalkarindji, with a load of people screens, fabric, ink, and shopping. A new beginning: Penny Smith from Karungkarni Arts has been setting up some screenprinting  at … Continue reading

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Julia Creek

As a child I listened to Dad’s tales of cattle trucks, dust, and the mines at Mt Isa. He flew there with my sister once and then they both talked about this marvellous place in outback Queensland. Well my turn to visit … Continue reading

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reinventing clothing

I like to wear my artworks: a few pieces of clothing that I reinvented last week.

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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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tribal opera

Ready for battle tribal wear: the rebellion against an insane ruler begins. I drew the designs and printed them onto readymades for the cast. They are for rock opera Boadicea which opens at the Roundhouse theatre in Kelvin Grove on … 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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indigikids shirts

I spent an enjoyable Sunday morning with Indigikids, a group who care for the environment at Redlands Indigiscapes Centre. The children cut stencils, then printed them on their t shirts. Indigiscapes is a sanctuary and education centre at Capalapa, with … Continue reading

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