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”
What a wonderful winter day. After a long walk in the neighbourhood and photographing what I found I wanted to share a couple with you. May they give you pleasure!
Came across this body of work by photographer Karolin Klueppel from Germany. It features a society in India where women are reverred and the line of succession passes down via the youngest female. You must see it! http://karolinklueppel.de/maedchenland/
https://05-lvl3-pdl.vimeocdn.com/01/3403/1/42016601/97848382.mp4?token=0bb97b9e601ec4f406c9d&expires=1463009755&filename=Imagining%20Mum-HD.mp4&download=1 I am currently in the process of making a short slideshow/video about my current work at the Transient Landscape exhibition in the Old post office, Bendigo. However I thought a link to previous videos may be of interest. Here is the first one.
Getting everything packed for bump in for the Transient Landscape my tummy is all aflutter-twelve months worth of work is finally honed down and ready for the exhibition! And yes I had one last item to produce, this one was made from the summer collection of handmade paper and was only finished this morning! Continue reading “Butterflies are a flutter!”