Over the cold winter months I decided to use up my stash of yarn to make woollen hats for our Art and Artefact exhibition coming up in May next year. There is nothing more cosy than sitting next to a fire with knitting on your lap. But already I am finding there is a lot […]
Shaun making a Shaker bonnet stand
The Gift by Michael Speechley is a very touching and empowering children’s picture book. The Gift by Michael Speechley My rating: 5 of 5 stars The Gift is about a young girl who understands the healing power of giving and dealing with loss. When Rosie sees an old house with an unloved garden she just […]
Sundowner of the Skies by Mary Garden is a fascinating biography of Oscar Garden who in 1930 became the most inexperienced pilot to fly from England to Australia.
Hats for Art and Artefact When my friend Helen McIntosh suggested we make objects and art for our up coming exhibition Art and Artefact. I thought I would love to make hats. Because the journey into hat making has been so interesting I thought I’d share some of the process. Research into hat making Originally […]
PRESS RELEASE The Demented Duchess, The Icon Lady and Linda Storytelling announce their upcoming Exhibition Art and Artefact An Exhibition of Objects and Art 24th April to and including the 27th April 2020, Richard Randall Art Studio , Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mount Coot-tha. Join artists, Fran Van Krieken, Helen McIntosh and Linda Murray as they […]
An Exciting upcoming Exhibition to look out for in April 2020 – Anzac Day weekend. What’s it about? Art and Artefact is a collection of paintings and objects created by fellow artists Fran Van Krieken, Helen McIntosh and Linda Murray. We share a common thread in our love of collecting and creating hand-made objects. We […]
The embroidered fabric sculpture below is one I created not too long ago. I made it in calico and used fur fabric on the body. I used tapestry wool for the embroidery and wire in the wings. To see more sculptures check out my sculpture page