Tag Archives: Nancy Brown artist

jewel box

http://nancybrownstudio.bigcartel.com/ I have been creating a new set of delicate jewellery pieces from mud, and those that don’t crumble or break will ready for an exhibition at Richard Randall Studio at Mt Cootha gardens May 19th-24th: Botanique: artisan made work. … Continue reading

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The fire eating dragon

On the theme of camouflage, I thought after watching the children’ s imaginative play with the long garden hose that we’d screenprint long some spotted and striped pieces of cloth. The children tore pieces of paper for the stripes, and … Continue reading

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Pressing question

Can you print etchings on a clay press? I was invited to run a drypoint etching workshop at a school that didn’t have an etching press, and so the journey of discovery began. It was a two day Flying Arts … Continue reading

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Artist village

Treasure Hill Artist Village in Taipei, is a little village that is built into the side of a hill, next to a temple and is a magical mix of old and new. There are residential artist studios, pop up exhibitions, … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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Flying Arts Maryborough

A Flying Arts trip to Maryborough to facilitate a Shibori and resist dye workshop. Maryborough is a delightful historic town and once was a major port. It has a thriving arts community, and we worked in Gatakers Art Space that … Continue reading

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Ekka time

As the Ekka winds arrived on cue, I stayed up late printing neon comets of cabbages and artichokes on gumboots and preparing vegetables for my urban gardenwear outfits in Horti-couture wearable art Parades at Brisbane’s annual agricultural show inspired by … Continue reading

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