Author Archives: louise708

Photography Day

Last Friday was the photography day for our exhibition work. The date was set at 6 weeks before the exhibition opening to allow for plenty of time to prepare and print the catalogue and invites. There were a few very … Continue reading

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Progress

Time is marching on towards the exhibition. We have a photography shoot booked for the end of this month and then we will start to prepare the catalogue. I am excited to have some (stress – some) works completed, wrapped … Continue reading

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Honouring Good Men

Along with working towards the MELD exhibition in October I have entered a few other exhibitions this year. Stitched and Bound – back to the Razors Edge is the tenth in the series of juried exhibitions presented by the WAQA … Continue reading

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Deadlines and Sneak Peaks

The end of June was the first MELD deadline (no pressure) just a more formal show and tell of our works completed and in progress for the exhibition. It was a chance to see the whole body of work and … Continue reading

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Retreat

Retreat – to withdraw or retire from… We withdrew from the day to day routine of work, meetings, school runs, child minding etc to work on our exhibition without distraction for a week in the lovely beach town of Busselton. … Continue reading

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Encaustic Workshop

Yesterday Liz and I attended a WAFTA workshop with tutor Julia Sutton on “Encaustic Foundations Made Easy” Encaustic is an ancient medium using beeswax, resin and pigment. Smooth and textural painting, image transfer, incising and collage are all possible. Here … Continue reading

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Pop Series

I have made a series of 30 x 30cm canvasses called “Pop”. The first two were exhibited at the Perth College art exhibition in March. These four were commissioned from the exhibition and complete the series. I am often asked … Continue reading

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