Garden visitor

 We’ve had an unusual visitor to our garden (above) He’s been several times to hunt for insects to eat – not sure what type of bird he is. Our new grapevine has some tiny grapes appearing and should provide some shade this summer.

Blog hop winner drawn

   Tonight we did the draw for the winner of my giveaway from the Gelatin Printing Enthusiasts Bog Hop. I wrote all the names on paper slips, 2 entries for those who subscribed as well as commented, and asked my husband to draw out 1 from the box. The winner is Nita Waters! So congratulations […]

Seams and Layers exhibition opening

A successful opening last week – the first pic is the middle section of the gallery with the challenge pieces: Eucalyptus colours. The others are 2 of my pieces in the exhibition, Lines 39 x 110cms quilt and Pathways. The exhibition is on until Wednesday 5th November – see invitation below. There is still time […]

My Blog Hop post & giveaway

Welcome to the Gelatin Printing Enthuiasts Facebook Group blog hop. It’s my turn to post today so I thought I’d share how I make post cards from my Gelli prints. They could be on paper or fabric, but the prints I’m using here were done on iron-on interfacing as shown on the Gelli website. You […]

Gelli Print Blog Hop & giveaways

I’m a member of the Gelatin Printing Enthusiasts Facebook Group which was started by Michele Reynolds, another WA hills artist. It now has over 1,500 members all over the world and I’m really enjoying being a member because it’s a very active group with people prepared to share their work and techniques – lots of […]

What’s on my messy desk today

I wanted to get another piece done for our exhibition – they have to be submitted by Saturday, but I’ve decided not to. It has to be 2 metres x 40cm, double sided, in eucalyptus colours. I have some silk I printed but I’m not mad on the colours and I think the size is […]

Geraldton workshop

I’m back from Geraldton, had a good workshop with great hardworking students. The workshop was held in conjunction with the WAFTA Mysterium exhibition some of which also travelled to Geraldton and was on display at the ACDC Gallery where the workshops were held. It was all part of G Fest, a regional, annual festival. We […]

Busy, busy!

K I’m getting ready for a workshop I’m tutoring for WAFTA on free machine embroidery on solubles & sheers. The flowers above are some of my samples. I’ve also made a finished piece which I’ve framed – it will be a sample and also for the Designing Women exhibition ‘Seams and Layers’ which opens 22rd […]

More Gelli Prints

Above: multi layered prints using stencils & stamps. The circle print is an exercise from the online course I was doing – playing with transparency and printing shapes – not quite sure where to go with it next. Below using the leftover same translucent paints to print in my visual diary. I made some glue […]

Gelli printing

I   Yesterday I started a short online course: Gelli Printing Plus with Carla Sonheim. These are a few of my early results. I’m enjoying painting on the Gelli plate. The last pic was just using up some left over paint but it will make a nice background or collage paper.