Very small class at the Art Gallery of Ballarat yesterday…sculpting skulls….and drawings of mermaid skeletons…of course!! To coincide with Romancing the Skull exhibition. https://artgalleryofballarat.com.au/ga…/romancing-the-skull/
I helped families weave lavender wands today at Lavandula in Hepburn. This lovely Swiss Italian farm has festivals three times a year that offer a wide range of experiences for visitors to and locals of the region. It was exciting to learn how to use a scythe to collect the lavender.
I trimmed the Living Willow Tunnel on Friday at Cricket Willow in Hepburn. I was one of 7 people who made this structure in 2015. It really needed a haircut!!
Yesterday I helped seven ladies create beautiful baskets using the technique of random weaving during an all day workshop at the Creswick Neighbourhood Centre.
I spent Sunday 22nd of October at Lavandula in Hepburn showing visitors how to make shapes out of willow. It was a lovely day spent listening to Italian music and watching people dancing the tarantella. Pictured below are my baskets that I had on display.
I spent a great day with the Moorabool Fibre Artists on Thursday 20th July making flax flowers. Ann Goetz showed us this technique that she learned off her mentor Jean Lycette. I have always wanted to learn how to do this and am really keen to teach this to kids and adults as it is … More Making flax flowers with MFA
Moorabool Fibre Artists visited Port Fairy for the weekend… We were instructed in eel trap making by Cheree Densley at the Port Fairy Community Centre on Saturday July 1. Cheree Densley is a local basket maker and botanist from the area who shared with us her knowledge of indigenous history in relation to the making … More Weekend at Port Fairy