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”
Join Michael Reason, Curator of History and Technology as he takes us on a tour of a piece of prime real estate in miniature, Pendle Hall. — Read on http://www.youtube.com/watch Since discovering room boxes for book cases earlier this year thanks to the on line community, my interest in Miniatures has been awakened! Here isContinue reading “(7) Discover Documentary #3 | Pendle Hall – YouTube”
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”
Using feminist theory, psychoanalysis, and Mark Fisher’s book “The Weird and the Eerie,” we uncover why miniatures—like those seen in Kubrick’s “The Shining” and Ari Aster’s “Hereditary”—are beyond creepy. — Read on http://www.artspace.com/magazine/interviews_features/close_look/why-are-miniatures-so-creepy-a-look-inside-how-the-tiny-art-form-effectively-disturbs-viewers-55718 While researching miniature art I found this article. It gives an added depth to miniature as an artform.
https://www.bendigoregion.com.au/arts-culture-theatres/what-i-did-last-week-week-13?utm_source=Arts+e-bulletin&utm_campaign=e3790c320b-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2020_03_23_02_44_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_d7b1a8e8ae-e3790c320b-66400663 I am gobsmacked by the talent displayed this week. There has been such a diverse array of art over the last 13 weeks. Thank you to the team at Creative Community, City of Greater Bendigo for this initiative and ability to peak into the studios of our creatives in Bendigo.
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.
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”