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‘après Mira’

‘Après Mira’ mixed media collage 2013. I made this piece after visiting the Mira Schendel exhibition at the Tate modern. I layered old dress making patterns, adding handwritten and dry transfer text in between the transparent collage layers. Advertisements

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My side of the Mountain (simply B)

Mixed media collage with ceramic vessel

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Upcoming exhibition

Entering final phase of preparation for upcoming show. Fitting own work in around teaching and family proving tricky to juggle! (also explains lack of posts for a while)

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colour and collage

I am also reworking some previous pieces by collaging sections of dress pattern and snippets of text and also adding more slivers of colour.

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first layer colours

stage 2 after firing the base colour to fix it, I paint the first layer of coloured stripes by masking and painting freehand. I work on lots of pieces at once jumping from one to the next to mix and … Continue reading

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getting started

stage 1 is to apply a thin layer of underglaze colour all over bisque ware surface, starting with a thin wash then buffing back to reveal the texture and details.

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starting new work

my new series of work has begun with small collages composed from a mixture of printed text, old dress patterns, fabric, threads, buttons, snippets of text and paint

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