New porcelain tableware

I am a bit excited about my new tableware. I have been pondering for a while now on how to extend my pandanus and banksia vases, and a few experimental pieces have not been successful. So perseverance furthers and I am now happy with these dishes – using my photographs and drawings from them, transformed…

Bird Sanctuary

I have been a bit remiss on the blogging recently, but the studio work has been emerging over the last few months on several fronts. The series Bird Sanctuary continues to interest me, as I draw more images of migratory birds. I have also been researching these amazing birds, that fly continually for thousands of…

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.

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…

Colouring clays and birds

I have been interested in birds for many years, and finally have started to draw and paint them. Now they are appearing on my vessels. these are images of the godwits, gulls and glossy black cockatoos, all of which are suffering from habitat loss.  

Back in the studio

It is just wonderful to be back in the studio after nearly a year due to illness and recovery. So I am very excited about my new stains from US Pigments – strong bright colours that I have displayed well on these lovely little porcelain bowls.