Mixed Media

One technique isn’t always the only way to go. Sometimes it is nice to combine techniques.

Galapagos Rain

Mixed media work called Galapagos Rain
Galapagos Rain, 39 x 29 mm

Galapagos Rain: linoprint and hand stitching on Garza Engraving paper.

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Contemporary painting of two finches
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 Acrylic, nautical chart and shellac on canvas.

1889 – Le Corset

Linoprint of 1889 corset

1889 Le Corset. Linoprint, watercolour and handstitching. 30cm x 30cm, 2016

I planned to do a series on undergarments – but this is as far as I got – so far. 

Bush baby

Mixed media work called Bush Baby
Bush Baby, 2016

Bush Baby was part of a Maleny Printmakers ‘ The Nature of Printmaking’ exhibition at the Arts and Ecology Centre in the Maroochy Regional Bushland Botanic Garden at Tanawha. It is a combination of blind embossing with a collograph plate, linoprint and cyanotype on teabags. 

Transpiration

Cyanotype, linoprint and handsewing work called Transpiratoin
Transpiration, 2016

This work deals with the interaction of plants with their environment. It is a mixed media work with a cyanotype background of leaf detritus, various microscopic plant sections printed in linoprint, and hand embroidered with the pattern of contours and drainage within the Maroochy Bushland Botanic garden.