Just before the world went mad Mum and I went on an adventure to a beautiful place. There was music and inspiration I gathered leaves and made memories we could wrap ourselves in
It's been over a week since "Canopy" and I am finally resurfacing. It was a huge week. I was happy. The art was happy. The visitors were happy. I love how the space is the final element of the artwork, informing how it will be arranged. In this case, no table cloths and everything up … Continue reading Where to now?
Sometimes artists are forced to go out amongst people to see art and sometimes they have to be tricked. This is the story of two such times. On Friday night a Robert Smithson exhibition opened at UQ Art Museum. I am a bit of a Smithson tragic so for the first time in forever I … Continue reading Looking and making
Happy 2018 all! For several years I have been a member of Qld Spinners Weavers & Fibre Artists. Every Jan the members of the Book and Paper Group get together for a 4 day event called The Cook Up. Tables are set up with a huge range of materials, mini workshops are run, and everyone … Continue reading New year New things Same colour scheme
I'm out and about on a project, in my home town Blackall, Central Western Queensland. Led by the ladies of the Creative Circle the town has committed to making 10 thousand stars for the One Million Stars to End Violence project. With the aid of the an RDAF Grant they have kindly invited me co-ordinate … Continue reading One Million Stars to End Violence – Blackall
It's the start of the month and nearly time for the Young Designers Market. https://www.facebook.com/YoungDesignersMarket/ Kym's been working hard and will have new glass pieces and indigo clothing for all the family. And I've been busy too. When not at the dye pot I've been stitching new merino patch t shirts and making cards. But … Continue reading Work and play meet
Not long now until my first workshop for the year and there are still a couple of spots left if anyone is interested. I've been playing in the meantime. (Whenever it was cool enough to fire up the pots that is) Firstly dyeing onto textured wool surfaces. This scarf pattern is called "Travel Scarf" and … Continue reading Only 2 weeks to go!!!
Not only is 2016 upon us but January is almost gone! I have 3 workshops booked and the first one is just over a month away! I rarely get to see the results after a workshop so it is always exciting to see students again, or to hear from them. Met up with Cassandra at one of … Continue reading Workshops in 2016!
Not many sleeps left until the QSWFA Christmas Fair ... And I'm hard at work. Yesterday: And today: And look how that lovely merino came out! I need to finish the piece of silk I'm edging so I can start on this guy! and finally ... I love it when the BACK of … Continue reading Beginning to look a lot like Christmas
In the lead up to Christmas I am going to be sharing stalls with Kym of Blossom and Blue. So lock these dates in your diary and look for my logo - we would love to see you there! 13 November - Recreate Twilight Markes and Paper Fashion Show 22 November – West End Designer … Continue reading Where for Wares and When for Workshops