I'm using my bird drawings for a series of cards. There will be 25 different designs. Each card has an information panel about each birds. So far I have completed Bar Tailed Godwits (3 different images), Glossy Black Cockatoo, Common Sandpiper, Grey Plovers, Pied Oystercatcher, Latham's Snipe, Common Greenshank, Little and Common Tern, Osprey, and … Continue reading Cards!
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.
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.
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
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 … Continue reading Landscape vessels
The original little Balancer from my exhibition "It's all about balance" fell off her table. My friend was so distressed when she ended up in a squillion pieces on the floor that I made her another one. This one is a different colour and has higher fired glazes which I hope will make her stronger. … Continue reading It’s all about Balance revisited
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