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Impress

Some photos from the Advanced Etching weekend workshop at Impress Studio. http://www.impress.org.au/. We began the images with sugar lift technique. Everyone printed a two plate etching, and made image transfers on aluminium plates. Whenever I tutor I learn more about … Continue reading

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Back to Coochie

The 8.30 ferry from Victoria Point took us across to the little island . I had brought along some silk, and I wanted to print some treasures from Coochie onto it. The group were busy preparing for their annual exhibition, … Continue reading

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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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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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Woodford unmasked

Another Woodford Folk Festival, and 2015 began with fire ceremony, music and the arts. Woodford’ visiting artist this year was Wang Wen Chih from Taiwan who with a team of 30 people created the nest like bamboo entranceways to the … Continue reading

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Popping up

All the porcelain jewellery in my collection begin as images in my journal, which I print, shape, glaze and fire to make into jewellery. After much making, my work is now in these shops: Kickarts Gallery Cairns– ¬†gallery of contemporary … Continue reading

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Clermont in pictures

Clermont is a photographer’s dream, a small town where history is visible, and the subtle landscapes and clarity of light make my heart skip a beat. In the evening, the sky delivers it’s cosmic display of stars above the quiet … Continue reading

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Cairns

A Flying Arts trip to Cairns, a Creative Generation workshop for year 12 Art excellence students on the theme of the expressive self published book. We move through variations of shaped lino cut prints on long concertina books. Cairns is … Continue reading

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Australian wild life.

In Brisbane we have a infinite variety of curious and curiouser critters. I’m swooped by a magpie Craigslea school as I collect leaves for the children to observe and draw. As they draw, I hear “oh a spider!” “Miss there’s … Continue reading

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encaustic and silver

I’ve been exploring some new things: encaustic painting and silver etching, inviting both mediums to push the boundaries of the printmaking process and its curious alchemy. Tutors: Encaustic painting: Colleen Woods ¬†¬† http://www.colleenwoods.com.au/ Jewellery: Clare Poppi http://clarepoppi.com/

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