tellingmystory

sometimes resolving the piece takes time and sometimes things fall into place – I think she is finished (for now) but she has had quite a few additions and subtractions along the way.

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hand built ceramic sculpture, engobe, underglaze, japanese tissue stencils, vintage apron and kimono silks, embridery, decaying canvas 50 x 30 x 20 cm

don’t look away

don't look awaydon’t look away came out of the kiln this morning – this is the final siren for my show in October at Rosebed Street Gallery in Eudlo.  She has a patched and  embroidered vintage bodice, ceramic, sculpture, underglaze and stains  60 x 30 x 30 cm approx .

don't look away

don't look away

don't look away

finished

One siren finished – detail of her bodice which is machine and hand embroidery, vintage fabrics and threads.

 

siren detail

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siren front detail

ceramic sculpture, underglaze, stains, and engobe, once fired 1100 – machine and hand embroidered bodice vintage fabrics and thread.

getting ready for the fire – in progress

two more sirens getting ready for completion – waiting for a kiln to be emptied (community kiln),

underglazed and  incised, stained, engobes and more colour applied and washed back – these pieces haven’t yet been bisqued.

embroidery textiles pieces obviously won’t go into the fire but will be applied later.  sweet_siren04 sweet_siren05

measuring white noise – rud-abot-bot

measuring white noise – rud -abot- bot would be a bit of fun if it wasn’t so serious – currently we are in the throes of a federal election –

and the choices provide slim pickings (rudd or abbott)  .  clay body, muslin wrapped head, stitched with vintage fabrics and vintage tape measure, vintage metal meccano.

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memory sticks

a bit of a play on memory quilts and usb (memory) sticks – clay body covered and stitched, sticks wrapped with vintage fabrics and thread.  50 x 56 x 30 cmmemory sticks_detail memorysticks02 memorysticks03

allure

Couldn’t resist this one after finding some vintage fishing lures on ebay.

allureceramic sculpture, underglaze, stain, acrylic paint, vintage bass fishing lure and remnants of victorian silk patchwork quilt.  60 cm x 30 x 30