fringe dwellers posted a couple of weeks ago has been selected as a finalist for the Wilson Art Prize Northern Rivers New South Wales. All good. The drawing is from life drawing group last thursday. A4 strathmore watercolour paper – faber castell pitt pen and conte crayons.
Couldn’t resist this one after finding some vintage fishing lures on ebay. ceramic sculpture, underglaze, stain, acrylic paint, vintage bass fishing lure and remnants of victorian silk patchwork quilt. 60 cm x 30 x 30
Yesterday I took several of these ladies out of the fire – slowly applying the finishing touches. Each figure is approx 60 cm high and they are made with white clay – once fired – under glazed and stains, acrylic painting with vintage fabrics. I have yet to apply some sort of matt finish.
I have been really struggling with this drawing for the last few days – trying to dream a resolution. And like many of my drawings it began in a completely different place – and has undergone lots of transitions. As a mother of twins the toll on the body is immense – living change. It is finally close to being finished (I think).
A good friend suggested this title for another piece – but for me it could be the title for a whole new series. This drawing has just been completed and I have several large head sculptures ready to go into the fire (pics will be posted soon). sweet siren song is mixed media on arches hot press 320lb. 120 x 100 cm watercolour, gesso, acylic, conte, pastel and charcoal.