Earlier this year I began experimenting with drying native flower buds in silica gel (crystals). It can be bought on line under the name of Flower Drying Crystals and is both reasonably priced and reusable. I began in July/August with my work but have not revisited it since then due to the unwelcome diagnosis ofContinue reading “Drying delicate native flower buds”
Join Michael Reason, Curator of History and Technology as he takes us on a tour of a piece of prime real estate in miniature, Pendle Hall. — Read on http://www.youtube.com/watch Since discovering room boxes for book cases earlier this year thanks to the on line community, my interest in Miniatures has been awakened! Here isContinue reading “(7) Discover Documentary #3 | Pendle Hall – YouTube”
Shelter in Place Gallery — Read on http://www.shelterinplacegallery.com/ When I began researching miniature art galleries I did not know about this particular space in Boston USA. That is the beauty of research the more you do the more you discover, I hope you find this as interesting as I do. Having made one small gallery,Continue reading “Shelter in Place Gallery”
Summer is my paper making time. This piece was created in a more innocent time. It reflects the beauty of the Australian bush, and is too nice to hidden away, hence my decision to frame it Size is 10 cm by 15cm plus frame. It is for sale if you would like a piece ofContinue reading “Bendigo bush paper art”
Using feminist theory, psychoanalysis, and Mark Fisher’s book “The Weird and the Eerie,” we uncover why miniatures—like those seen in Kubrick’s “The Shining” and Ari Aster’s “Hereditary”—are beyond creepy. — Read on http://www.artspace.com/magazine/interviews_features/close_look/why-are-miniatures-so-creepy-a-look-inside-how-the-tiny-art-form-effectively-disturbs-viewers-55718 While researching miniature art I found this article. It gives an added depth to miniature as an artform.
I had to be quick and grab the first camera that came to hand today when these birds came to feed on the pink Correa in our back yard. The small one is a Silvereye which is quite a flighty little bird to photograph. The yellow tailed New Holland Honeyeater was more forgiving of meContinue reading “Gorgeous native birds in our backyard”
https://www.bendigoregion.com.au/arts-culture-theatres/what-i-did-last-week-week-13?utm_source=Arts+e-bulletin&utm_campaign=e3790c320b-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2020_03_23_02_44_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_d7b1a8e8ae-e3790c320b-66400663 I am gobsmacked by the talent displayed this week. There has been such a diverse array of art over the last 13 weeks. Thank you to the team at Creative Community, City of Greater Bendigo for this initiative and ability to peak into the studios of our creatives in Bendigo.