Hello, and welcome to my art blog from Tasmania, Australia. I've spent time as a plant geneticist, teacher's assistant, painter, glass artist and book illustrator. I'm usually in the studio, the classroom or the lab. If you'd like to see more, please try the links to my folio page or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you!
Here's something new and feminine (but very high-tech) for this Saturday's market - flower pendants! I made them using a strange amalgamation of old and new technologies. The flower images are sun prints of flowers from our garden. I arranged the flowers on photo-sensitive paper and exposed the paper to the sun for a couple of minutes, scanned the resulting images into the PC and re-sized them. My friend glass artist extraordinaire Merinda Young printed them onto ceramic decal paper for me (in exchange for a Vegemite scroll - thanks Merinda!), and I fired them onto opaque art glass. The iron in the ink fired into the glass, leaving behind a sepia image. The images are of grass, daisies, grape hyacinths, lavendar, and scarlet runner beans. I'll be developing some hand-drawn images for pendants soon, I hope.