Suncoast Clayworkers Ignition Award

It was humbling to receive recognition for my vessel “In my garden” at the Ignition Exhibition with a Highly Commended Award in the Encouragement Section. There were so many wonderful ceramic artists in this exhibition and I felt proud to be alongside them.

Plate bonanza

Just out of the kiln, English decals flowers and gold patterns. Lovely.

Bird vessels

I’ve been very busy over the last few weeks making 2 different types of vessels. One kind is using coloured clays then adding laser printed decals, and the second is with coloured clays and printed using laser transfer printing. Two very different kinds of print making on clay. Some will go to the Brisbane Grammar…

I’m selling online

I’ve upgraded, and reopened my Etsy shop BasedinNoosaStudio. So far my delicate porcelain bowls and a few memento bowls (the last ones as I am not making anymore) are ready and waiting for special homes. Do check it out and maybe find a little gift for yourself or a friend. You can save on postage…

Landscape vessels

Smoke on the Water was huge, a big effort, a huge success and completely exhausting. We did it – follow the FB page smokeonthewater2017 (still quite active) and http://www.smokeonthewater2017.com.au. So now I am lying low as I go through a healing journey for a sarcoma cancer in my thigh. New directions, vessels, strong shapes, and…

Cooloola printing in clay

Just returned from a very creative and productive workshop with the Cooloola potters. It was lots of fun, and they used transfer printings, photocopy resists prints, tetra PAC intaglio, laser decals, screen prints and Lino cut blocks. Yes, we were busy, and the results were worth it.

Not simply black and white

Bits of my mind. Deep in my conscious (and non-conscious) mind there is so much to uncover. It sometimes finds its way into the everyday, and I have been ignoring it. So this is the time it will take form with the writing on the blog as a starting of this unfolding of the thoughts…