It was in 2016 during a foray into a mosquito laden bush that we first saw the Yam Daisy. It was one lonely plant and I have wanted to see and photograph more ever since then. Yesterday during our lockdown exercise, walking into the Box Ironbark bush near our home we spotted several of theseContinue reading “Yam Daisy is back”
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The Bendigo wax flower is a tiny one, with many flowers on each branch. They are starting their winter flowering season.
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”
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”
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”
Our first sighting of the Bendigo Wax in the wild. Flowering earlier than normal, it was a delight to see. As were the sundews glistening in the sun.
First Poncho, just in time for autumn Inspired by my recent trip to the Paris end of Collins Street I finished sewing my dark navy poncho today. Originally the design was to include some of my floral silk fabric. However struggling with how to blend the two fabrics in a pleasing way, I decided toContinue reading “First Poncho”
Sometimes adding something extra wrecks a piece, luckily I tried sewing on the bottom of the piece before realising it did not need it!