Day 3 Mixed Media Art Class: Evil black chicken

The things I love about going to refresher courses is it challenges you. It makes you rethink what you’ve been doing and it calls upon you to push yourself in areas that you’re not comfortable with. Kerrie Lester has been a good tutor, pushing us and giving hands on advice and tuition – and calls everyone “Doll” which is very endearing, even though she pulls … Continue reading Day 3 Mixed Media Art Class: Evil black chicken

Day 2: Mixed Media course at National Arts School

Today was criminal and frustrating. Trying and learning new techniques made me feel like I was in kindergarten again but the results turned out okay, despite¬† lots of swearing under my breath. Number 2 in the giant chickens. I kept going back to what I’m comfortable with – detailed collage, but it was important to try other things. You can judge for yourself. Continue reading Day 2: Mixed Media course at National Arts School

Saatchi Online Collage Showdown begins today

Saatchi Online is a incredible forum to showcase the work of emerging artists. I’ve been fortunate enough to sell work through the site and it’s given me a profile that I would never have had, I’m even selling prints of my work through affiliated retailers such as One Kings Lane. Again, an opportunity I’d never get in Braidwood. Now, Saatchi Online is having an Artist … Continue reading Saatchi Online Collage Showdown begins today

Azaria Chamberlain Fourth Inquest Announced.

There’s been a strange series of serendipitous moments going on lately. Last November I was visiting the National Gallery of Australia and saw Sidney Nolan’s Ned Kelly series and loved the story-telling through art. Then, over at the National Library I saw Azaria Chamberlain’s Baby Bracelet I realised no one has told the story of Lindy Chamberlain through art, in the same way that Nolan … Continue reading Azaria Chamberlain Fourth Inquest Announced.

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