My father emigrated to Australia in the 1950s as a ten pound pom. I could never imagine having to leave my home country for a new start in a strange land, albeit able to speak the same language. I have utmost admiration for those who have to, whatever their reasons. And especially for the womenContinue reading “International Women’s day”
A glimpse into some of my work for a group exhibition that may or may not be held next month. Here in Victoria we are under lockdown due to Covid outbreaks, so each week is unknown. Creating the work is very cathartic and challenging.
Over the last few months I have posted the occasional photograph of my miniature art gallery and museum. I thought I would put together a simple timeline of how it is coming together. There will be one gallery space that won’t be filled until close to the exhibition time which will be in October 2021.Continue reading “Greenaway’s Art Gallery & Museum”
I am working a lot on this gallery as it needs to be ready for a group exhibition in September. Here is a sneak peak of one of the galleries.
Last year I discovered room boxes and created my first one. I was intrigued with the concept of miniature art and wanted to create more. It has taken me many months but finally I’m getting back into it, having purchased secondhand a dolls house which while it’s not 1/12th scale I will convert it toContinue reading “Miniature art 2021”
Using my new embroidery hoop I have been thread colouring a new piece, featuring a favourite flower from the Bendigo region- the common (although I don’t think it is at all common!) fringe myrtle. Not only did this hoop make sewing French knots so much easier, the end result I am pleased with.
From a time long gone this exquisite machine cum work of art still works. If you have five minutes you will enjoy this video. Thanks to Alan Boromeo (artist) for sharing this.
Being an artist is a broad term, but for me I start my art with a photograph and then decide how it is to be used. My return to hand stitched items began almost four years ago when I began my wearable art range of scarves that feature my photographic art of Bendigo goldfields nativeContinue reading “Hand colouring with thread and other sewing”