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”
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”
https://www.bendigoregion.com.au/arts-culture-theatres/what-i-did-last-week-online-exhibition This project coordinated by the arts team at the City of Greater Bendigo is up on line. As well as having submitted works, my small handmade ‘happy’ piece is featured as the banner. Love for you to check it out and give feedback
Bill and I are fortunate to be able to walk to the bush for exercise during these isolation times. Today we took our camera gear with us and spotted prickly wattle, greenhood orchids and a tiny red flower with spiny succulent type leaves.
My friend Kerry has a lovely contemporary fold over bag. It is something I have admired for some time but couldn’t justify buying as I really don’t need a new bag. However my mind changed last week when we all went had into self isolation and I began to look for more things to doContinue reading “A friend’s bag inspiration”
View this email in your browser What I Did Last WeekOnline Exhibition 23 March 2020 In these challenging times, we are going to create an online exhibition as a way of sharing work and encouraging art-making. The aim each week will be to program a diverse exhibition, showing a variety of artistic expression. We needContinue reading “Great idea in these at home days”
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”