Tag Archives: Nancy Brown


I visited Emerald,  one of my favourite outback towns, for a Flying Arts tour. Emerald is a historic town. It has a grand Queenslander style railway station and a welcoming botanical garden, popular with travellers. I flew in on a … Continue reading

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Back from a Flying Arts tour to Cloncurry. I visited the schools and kindergartens, creating artworks with groups there. I enjoyed seeing the range of images in their artworks. Freshwater crocodiles, light aircraft, road trains, cattle, amazing rocks, crystals, camp … Continue reading

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Toowoomba Artist books and etching

Another visit to The Glennie school, for some workshops on etching and Artist books. Through the rose gardens to the new art rooms. which overlook the sporting green with a view back to the historic town. Being at Glennie is … 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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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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Indigiscapes Centre Koala Arts textile project

Here are some photos from a project with Indigiscapes Redlands, sponsored by Redlands Council.Redlands has one of the largest urban koala populations in Australia, but their numbers are dwindling drastically, due to declining habitat, speeding cars, attacks by dogs when … Continue reading

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A few textiles….. big screenprints

Here is a slideshow of some of the bigger screenprints that I’ve been doing. Some are from the Woodford folk Festival, where we create decor for the various festivals, and some are with Upatree Puppetry for their giant puppets, who … Continue reading

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work on canvas

The work evolved with a layering up of imagery on long canvasses, the printed patterns connecting the different panels. The studio was the great outdoors and during the exhibition I kept finding tiny poinciana leaves among the paint, The paintings … Continue reading

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