Category Archives: Exploring Ideas: Musings

Jacqueline Groag

Reading my feed from The Textile Blog which came through this morning I was thrilled to see that Jacqueline Groag was the featured artist.  As a contemporary of Lucienne Day, who I looked at in-depth in assignment 4, I lightly … Continue reading

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Woolooware Bay is the transformation of the Cronulla Sutherland Leagues Club waterfront land holdings into a vibrant Town Centre.  The Club has embarked on this historic development program to secure the Club’s financial future, create new Sharkies (the name we … Continue reading

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A Sydney evening

Early evening view from my balcony.  Luckily I had the camera to hand.

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Next stage of the Monthly Challenge

This month the folder I received was centred around medieval artisans. ************** I wanted to stitch something that sparkled and shone and that was a self-contained motif of some sort, hopefully evoking thoughts of medieval times. I chose my design … Continue reading

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Playing with printing

Although I’ve finished the screen printing assignment I’ve still been doing a bit for my own enjoyment. String resist. String resist back (which I particularly like). Gold printed base with yellow & orange overlay using shredded paper resist. Patterned base … Continue reading

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A short interlude

Having posted my OCA assignment off I thought a few days concentrating elsewhere was in order. ************* Dandelion Clocks (blog post of 20th June) was the first small project in a round robin challenge I recently joined.  We are groups … Continue reading

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Jeffrey Smart – Dead at 91

It is with sadness that I learned of the death on Thursday of this great Australian artist in hospital close to his home in Italy. The Australian Financial Review (22-23 June 2013) has the above on the front page with … Continue reading

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