Tag Archives: Linocut

Teaching Linocuts among the Brolgas

Watched over by a very mixed flock of Brolgas in various stances and sizes, five participants embarked on the linocut printing process at Edenhope’s Red Tail Gallery last weekend.  The Kowree Farm Tree Group, a dedicated group of people committed to … Continue reading

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A Hard-working Dog in Lino

It’s appropriate that a Kelpie be present at the upcoming ‘Print on the Line‘ exhibition, happening this coming weekend.  A short drive from Sandford is Warrock Homestead, the birthplace of the original Kelpie.  It’s a lovely, atmospheric place, a complete … Continue reading

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Prints Inspired by Memories

My maternal grandfather, Charlie, introduced me to the mystery and hard work of the backyard vegetable patch.  He and his wife, Doris, had lived through the Great Depression, a time when even the smallest effort toward self-sufficiency made a huge … Continue reading

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Backyard Theme for Prints

Life is manic as I prepare for a one-off exhibition.  Not a solo exhibition, but one that will share with others over 200 original prints, collected through international exchanges over almost a decade.  As a printmaker, and a rare duck … Continue reading

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‘In Our Hands’ – A Visual Ode to the Leadbeater’s Possum, in a Linocut

In the seventies, I was writing letters and poems, protesting and pleading against the clear-felling and wood-chipping of native forests in Gippsland, where the Leadbeater’s Possum lived in the hollows of dead or living trees.  Since the mid eighties there … Continue reading

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Always a Story to a Print

In answer to a recent call for printmakers to submit small black and white works on the theme of ‘Gender Equality’, and what it meant for each of us, I stewed about a subject. Despite feminism and changing attitudes, inequality … Continue reading

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All in Hand – Reduction Linocut

As a sole parent for so many years, when the kids were growing up and money was scarce, necessity often inspired lateral thinking.  It has stuck with me.  Walking through Mitre10 last week, I paused at the ‘chuck out’ table … Continue reading

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