Category Archives: wearable art

new year energy

It’s been a beautiful summer in Brisbane, long sunny days, poinciana trees festooned with brilliant red flowers, and the temperature has been mild enough to enjoy long cycles around South Bank in the evening enjoying the reflections on the river. … Continue reading

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T shirt printing course

  https://nancybrownstudio.wordpress.com/courses/ This weekend (16th and 17th January 2016) I am running a course that is great fun, very creative, and is full of information. It’s a  T shirt printing course at Brisbane Institute of Art. I often print my … Continue reading

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power of the potter

My mother was a potter. I remember feeling excited to see the glazed pieces being unwrapped, opening and closing a set of rectangular boxes with lids that fitted perfectly, drinking from her stoneware cups and being in her wheel room … Continue reading

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Brains and beauty

I’m obsessed with squid at the moment. They are the ultimate body decorators and sculptors. They are outstanding navigators and complex communicators. They are dexterous and exceptionally spacial. They are not egotistical. Unfortunately for them, cephalopods are also tasty. They … Continue reading

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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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Etsy shop

https://www.etsy.com/au/shop/NancyBrownPrintshop It’s always a long journey from the artwork to the finished piece. The new pieces back from the kiln. I’m always amazed at what a beautiful job Corey at Milton Pottery supplies does firing my work, This time the … 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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silk scarves

Making silk scarves, some work in progress, for Catwalk Botanique event, Friends of Mt Cootha Botanical Gardens.

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into the blue

Indigo: complicated and unpredictable, irresistable shades of blue. Making new from old with my indigo pot, with bizarre transformations from green to blue. Shibori: the art of clamping, pleating, transforming and twisting fabric to create and repeat pattern. http://rawart.com.au/product/shibori-indigo-pot

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Shifting

It’s Ekka time again, I have made some shifts for the Botanical fashion parade,  my contribution to the slow fashion movement, a small and growing sewing machine led rebellion to the globalisation of fashion. A response to questions that are … Continue reading

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