Butterflies are a flutter!

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!”

Children’s book reviews

I have just written the last of my children’s book reviews for Magpies.  I have been honoured to work for this magazine for many years, both as a reviewer and writer but now feel I should concentrate more on my OWN art – both visual and written. Reading and writing about children’s literature is a wonderful privilege,Continue reading “Children’s book reviews”

Old Homes in the Australian Landscape

Exploring memory and remnants left over in old homes/ruins within the Australian landscape. Particular interest for me are the floral remains. This is one such image that has been captured in camera with very little tweaking – only contrast and tone.

Transient Landscape

Sneak peak at one of my handmade books for upcoming exhibit at Post Office Artist space with other 3AMPs. In this book each image has been hand coloured with pastels and the covers are handmade recycled paper made by me. I also dyed the paper using eucalyptus bark.   

Exhibit B

For four weeks this pop up arts space will operate at shop 7 Fountain Court. And I am happy to say I was selected to participate with my piece Young Woman (circa 1950s).    Thanks to Maree Tonkin for the image… The doors opened on Wednesday 9 th March with WIN NEWS covering the event.Continue reading “Exhibit B”

Preparing for The Golden Landscape Exhibition

Today my framer, Bill, framed four of my artworks in readiness for the forthcoming exhibition in April. Here are some W.I.P. Shots.                

Good printing week

Last week I was battling with my printer in an endeavour to get work ready for The Golden Landscape…this week so far it is a totally different scenario! I even have managed to re print an image that was printed at a lab and I wasn’t  happy with it, but have rejigged it and itContinue reading “Good printing week”