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Assignment 3 – Presentation boards

Above: Back of following board.

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Plant Dyeing with Kirsten Ingemar

I enrolled in this natural dyeing workshop as my own personal ‘bonus add-on’ relating to the manipulated fabric works in Assignment 3.  How lucky that this opportunity came up at this time. Kirsten Ingemar, visiting Sydney from her property in … Continue reading

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Brand Logo

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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First steps in Reduction Lino Printing

I cut my 30 x 30cm lino square into 3 pieces, 2 small ones to practice on and a larger piece for a proper design. I used the first small piece to learn how the tools work and here I … Continue reading

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Assignment 3 – Reading material

The manual recommends Experimental Textiles by Kim Thittichai as a source for this section of the course. I already had hot textiles, her earlier book, and didn’t see a significant amount of different techniques in her new publication so I … Continue reading

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Ghost Net Art – Science Centre Brisbane

The pieces in this exhibition have been woven from discarded fishing line and ghost nets. So what exactly is a ghost net?  These are nets that have become lost, abandoned or discarded at sea and left to float freely, drifting … 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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Exquisite Touch Exhibition

A visit to Craft NSW in Sydney at the weekend gave me the opportunity to see this exhibition which covers a variety of skills. I’ve seen the wonderful flameworked glass creations by Penel Bigg several times and they never fail … Continue reading

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NewActon Precinct, Canberra.

In a previous post I showed this artist impression brochure sketch of this new residential and commercial development in New Acton precinct, an area of Canberra. The Nishi building in particular has been designed with sustainability as a major influence … Continue reading

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Exhibitions: Hiromi Tango and Alex Seton

Roughing Out – Alex Seton In this exhibition Alex, known for his marble sculpting, is exploring the process of carving, what is considered to be a completely finished object and the endless loop of production, reiteration and transformation. The picture … Continue reading

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Assignment 3 Stage 2: Workshop 4

Woven Structures In Canberra last week we visited the Nishi NewActon apartment complex and surrounding precinct.  My husband and I own an investment real estate and financing business and frequently check out new and innovative living options for both ourselves … Continue reading

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Canberra Stitches, Craft & Quilt Show

I’ve just had a few days away in Canberra, our beautiful capital city, and found some time to visit the above show.  The quality of the quilt entries was outstanding and the winner of the open section, Jenny Bowker, submitted … Continue reading

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Art on Paper

I’m currently working on knitted nets and was able to visit Hazelhurst Regional Gallery and Arts Centre to view their Art on Paper exhibition which showcases a marvellous full-length knitted gown, amongst some other outstanding pieces. The exhibition shows new … Continue reading

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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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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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