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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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Julia Creek

As a child I listened to Dad’s tales of cattle trucks, dust, and the mines at Mt Isa. He flew there with my sister once and then they both talked about this marvellous place in outback Queensland. Well my turn to visit … Continue reading

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sensational art teachers

Art teachers in schools do an amazing job that goes well beyond the paid hours, infusing schools with lateral thinking, enthusiasm and creativity. This Saturday was an opportunity to give something back to them. School Art Supplies https://www.schoolartsupplies.com.au/  organised a … Continue reading

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reinventing clothing

I like to wear my artworks: a few pieces of clothing that I reinvented last week.

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maze books

I ran a a maze book workshop for high school art teachers, exploring burnished collage images, and transfer printing.

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blues

Working in blues, the colour of memory, sky, sorrow and childhood. My mother was a potter. She instilled in me a love of ceramics and fine china. I think about her often. She gave me a dinner set for my … Continue reading

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green

Art and life entwine as I prune, weed, water and plant this beautiful autumn. I’ve been printing some pendants and garden quotes for a commissioned mosaic piece- very fragile and far trickier than I imagined- each underglaze has a different … Continue reading

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making babies

Some photos from the remarkable studio of Fatima S Hellfish where I spent a Sunday afternoon soldering jewellery, while she made babies.  

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Bookish

There are a wonderland of books in the Brisbane library system. To me, flicking through photos and illustrations wandering around the shelves, reading snippets and making slow decisions about what I want to borrow is like taking a little holiday. … Continue reading

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Big Day

Queensland Academy of Creative Industries http://qaci.eq.edu.au/ is an unusual high school in Brisbane that was founded as part of the “Smart State” initiative. It is a state school that offers a range of creative subjects within the High School curriculum. I … Continue reading

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