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A Bird A Week, Revisited

Posted on December 30th, 2013

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I’ve spent the last seven weeks focussing on a different bird each week and creating some art or craft based on that bird.  I thought I would do a little re-cap of the birds I learnt about and the things I made. Here are the birds I studied, in order of week: Masked Lapwing, Emerald […]

Simple Block Printing with Potatoes

Posted on December 28th, 2013

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Ever wanted to have a go at printmaking but you’re not sure how? It may be easier than you think.  Try this! You will need: – A small, hard potato – A pencil – A small artist’s paintbrush – Watercolour paints – A sharp stanley knife – Paper for printing onto – Ruler (optional) – […]

A Warm Welcome!

Posted on December 27th, 2013

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I just wanted to say a big hi! to my new readers.  Thank you for following my humble little blog! This space is still a seed, really, yet to grow into the kind of flowering plant that I’d like it to be… I have lots of ideas for how I want this blog to look […]

A Very Merry Christmas

Posted on December 25th, 2013

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Hope your Christmas is merry and bright. Thanks for reading! Lou xo

Stamped Bowls by Christine Ingram

Posted on December 24th, 2013

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Occasionally I sell my hand-carved stamps alongside my printed products at markets.  At my last market in Mission Beach, I was commisioned by a woman from Townsville to make a swallow stamp. The woman, Christine Ingram is a potter and she wanted to use the stamp on some of her work.  I’m always really interested […]