Posts made in February, 2012

In-House Ceramics, 18 Jan – 10 Feb, 2012

Posted by on Feb 28, 2012 in General | 0 comments

In-House Ceramics, 18 Jan – 10 Feb, 2012

Earlier this year, the Canberra Potters’ Society featured exhibits by some of its studio tenants: Chris Harford, Maryann Mussared, Sarah Walker, Julie Day-Lewis and Anne Masters.        ...

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Drawings

Posted by on Feb 26, 2012 in General | 0 comments

Drawings

One of my art theory colleagues and aspiring painter, Luiza gave me a beautiful drawing book, ink bottle and pen to encourage me to draw while overseas in Italy last year.  These are just a few of the drawings I did.  I can’t believe its now been nearly 7 months and I haven’t had the time to sit somewhere quietly and draw.  One of my resolutions this year and need to get cracking! 29 June 2011 – I attempt my first drawing and choose Galleria Borghese.  If you only have one museum to visit in Roma – this is the one!  It has the most stunning collection of Renaissance artworks and housed in the most beautiful villa and surrounded by a beautiful...

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Mel photographing me in front of her stunning photographic works

Posted by on Feb 20, 2012 in General | 0 comments

The past 18 months have been an exploration of hand making and realizing the fragility and beauty of crafting with Australian manufactured ‘Southern Ice’ porcelain.  This series includes hand carving and deep etching so the trace of the curve is subtely linked to the subject matter and echoes the line work synonymous with the style of Art Nouveau.  My thematic focus was to provide the wearer and viewer with a sensory and social distance experience through body adornment.  By creating a tactile surface to be caressed and engaging the wearer’s senses, I invite the viewer to step into the wearer’s intimate space.

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Sally modelling Monet’s Ruby (carved), 2011

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Sally modelling Monet’s Ruby (carved), 2011

Monet’s Ruby (carved), 2011, Glazed and unglazed ‘Southern Ice’ porcelain, 925 clasp and backing, grey neoprene, size variable. Photography: Mel Hill; Jewellery finishings: Xanthe Gay

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Peacock (carved), 2011

Posted by on Feb 20, 2012 in General | 0 comments

Peacock (carved), 2011

Peacock (carved), 2011, Glazed and unglazed ‘Southern Ice’ porcelain, 925 clasp and backing, blue neoprene, size variable. Photography: Mel Hill Jewellery finishings: Xanthe...

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