Category Archives: Zombies

Fresco explorations

It’s strange how a technique that reigned supreme since the Bronze Age has fallen so deeply out of practice. I’ve been exploring ideas with plaster of Paris and pigments combining fresco painting with pigment printing and carving. I’m now working … Continue reading

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back to nature?

  Meanwhile, back at Natureworks, they’ve been finishing a giant Santa and shipping more big koalas. When they’re bubble wrapped they look like a Christo work in progress.  I like the inside-outside casting shells that hang in the sheds.  On … Continue reading

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mosaic sculptures

Sometimes life takes a surreal turn. I never know what’s around the corner working on some large mosaic sculptural pieces in a bizarre and wonderful setting surrounded by low maintenance animals. Pinch myself to check if it’s real, and even … Continue reading

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the dead are getting bigger

https://www.facebook.com/Fiesta-Latina-166861910064140/ Big  things: skulls and bones: Day of the dead Fiesta Latina is coming up in West End and Upatree have been printing for the occasion. Two days in Mount Nebo printing, and the skeletons are getting bigger!    

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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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ideas

This year I am the visiting artist at Iona College. This time we used the press to transfer photocopies onto paper. Some of the pictures we used came from my zombie illustration research for a writers festival project “Street Reads” … Continue reading

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more good reads

Street reads is live on the the streets of Brisbane City and Southbank, and it is fun hunting for the stickers and scanning the QR code to find out what pops up. There is a superhero story, a death story … Continue reading

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Street reads

http://streetreads.com/ It is all about to begin! the website is up with some delicious music, exciting stories, all at different locations in Brisbane and South Bank. Sponsored by Brisbane Writers festival, Brisbane City Council and ebook revolution http://ebookrevolution.blogspot.com.au/ During the project, … Continue reading

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creepy pictures

My studio seems haunted at the moment, illustrations for Street Reads dangling across lines, flailing limbs and scarey critters pegged and drying out of harm’s way. Fatima S Hellfisch has added some sinew and gore to the zombies and limbs. … Continue reading

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