Griffith National Contemporary Art Jewellery Awards 2018

The selection process for the Griffith National Contemporary Art Jewellery Awards 2018 has just taken place and unfortunately my piece wasn’t selected.  I can now share my entry with everyone. The National Contemporary Art Jewellery Awards are part of the Objects Art Forum being held in August this year.  I’m heading over to Griffith to…

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Crab Claws and Totems with Polymer Clay

I’ve been crazily creating all sorts of totems and crab claw oddities over the last few months and thought I would share a few of them with you. I entered a piece into an art prize in Brisbane, Queensland recently and was lucky enough to have my piece chosen to be included in the exhibition…

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Polymer Clay Crab Claw Necklace

Crab claws certainly send my heart racing.  Check out some of the recent ones my eldest son brought home for me.  Incorporating them into unique, art jewellery pieces is quite a passion of mine and I’ve got quite a collection of them now.  These two pieces came about as part of an online art exhibition…

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International Polymer Clay Awards 2017: To Boldly Go

As a bit of a personal challenge this year, I decided to enter a few Art Prizes and of course, the IPCA Art Awards were high on my list.  I had already been working with some beautiful crab claws my son had given me (and other oceany bits) so continued working in this theme and…

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Midwest Art Prize 2017 – Ode To Red

The highly anticipated Midwest Art Prize returns to the Geraldton Regional Art Gallery in June 2017.   The prize is open to Western Australian artists and boasts more than $30000 in prize money. Entries closed to artists on 1 May and I decided to enter a piece this year.  With over 200 entries, the selection…

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Crab Claw Necklace and More

It was a bloody brilliant day in the studio today – nice and cool (thank goodness) so perfect for getting lots of work done. I finally finished off a few necklaces that will be coming with me to Hawaii.  I’ve been playing around with the placement of components for quite a while now and just…

Ocean Themed Mixed Media Art Canvas Using Polymer Clay and MOIKO Silkscreens

Some beautiful Moiko Silkscreens arrived in the mail not long ago (huge thanks to Gosia) so I couldn’t wait to get started on the next sample for the Melbourne (two day) workshops.  This time I really wanted to tackle an “Ocean” themed piece.  Gathering “oceany” goodies was quite an easy task as I had a…

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