Camelia_oak leaves pattern

Camelia_oak leaves pattern

Camelia_oak leaves pattern

Basin design “camelia_oak leaves pattern” watercolour on fast paper, thinking about the Ko-Kutani glaze palette.

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George Rignold’s Swimming Pool

George Rignold’s Swimming Pool

George Rignold's Swimming PoolBasin design, 'George Rignold's Swimming Pool' pattern 1, water colour on smooth paper. My brother and I learnt to swim in this oyster encrusted tidal rock pool. Our family lived in a boatshed beside the pool until I was six. Our parents...

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Joseph Conrad’s ‘Secret Agent’

Joseph Conrad’s ‘Secret Agent’

Joseph Conrad’s ‘Secret Agent’

Read the final dark chapter of Joseph Conrad’s ‘Secret Agent’ this afternoon. Shelter and sunshine were conducive to a calm state of mind in the face of such dire events.

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Mountain walk pattern on basin design

Mountain walk pattern on basin design

Mountain walk pattern on basin design

“Mountain path” pattern is a memory drawing inspired by the Didthul walking track that winds around and gradually ascends Pigeon House Mountain, Didthul, on Yuin country in Morton National Park.

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Blackberries in the Badlands

Blackberries in the Badlands

Blackberries in the Badlands

In the ‘Badlands’, we have managed to control the Blackberries and that’s ongoing. This year the mound we retained yeilds ripe berries.

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Where to begin …again

Where to begin …again

Where to begin …again

Where to begin …again. Coiling requires patience…OK then: a bowl and a jar. Tick tick tick what next? Repeat process: use up the pack of white earthenware 37. It’s somewhat short, but persevere.

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Pastillage Queen

Pastillage Queen

Pastillage Queen

The glint of a music box ballerina winds up the bling and Ebony Russel’s comedic and cathartic “splat” faces put the icing on disappointments.

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