Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos Earlier this year I joined birdlife.org.au. The members of this wonderful organisation are really active in observing, monitoring, and being active in the conservation of our bird species. We can't wait to get into our motorhome and visit some of the sites identified by this group, and join them for conferences … Continue reading Shorebirds galore
Just out of the kiln, English decals flowers and gold patterns. Lovely.
One of my interests is the "space" between the "art buyer" and the “artwork object”. Initially when a piece of art is purchased there is a connection, possibly a wisdom or a beauty - an aesthetic magic, a 'wow' factor, the feeling that this object is something special - I have to have it, I … Continue reading Playing with mark and colour
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.
I love how my hands can transform materials it into new forms. Sometimes unexpected. My love affair with clay is still alive and well, and the journey has shown me colour and print. It has re-ignited an interest in chemistry as glaze investigations are now part of my life. The mystical alchemy and transformations in the … Continue reading Words, materials and transformation
Best intentions to re-start with studies can change in one year. 2015 was full of other interesting things as I explored new techniques in ceramics, worked out how to use silk screens in many different ways, established workshops in my studio and have my loyal artist friends who came to play with clay with me. … Continue reading Reflections on 2015