Monday, December 23, 2013

anthotypes


Here are a few anthotype prints I completed today. These were exposed for two full days in the sun. If interested in making some anthotypes or simply learning more about them I recommend this great step by step guide by Malin Fabbri.


Anthotypes are often referred to as 'nature prints' so it seems kind of fitting that this cute wild kookaburra perched himself between sets of prints exposing.


I'd forgotten to take more progress photos of the prints I finished today so I've included this collage of progress pics taken during the last lot of anthotypes I made. I used different materials for the emulsion/sensitizer this time.

I'm officially now on holidays so lots of time to indulge in fun creative stuff!
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Sunday, November 24, 2013

Insta-Giveaway!


A little giveaway happening over on my Facebook page. It ends this Tuesday evening (Australian time) so head on over here to enter. Good luck!

Sunday, July 28, 2013

Sunday afternoon in the garden


The harvest from my coffee tree. Eight little coffee cherries. Hmmm... I don't think my tree will ever produce enough fruit to sustain my coffee addiction


Strawberry plants are flowering. A sign that spring isn't too far away now!


These are tiny Ice Cream Bean trees growing from some seeds I'd planted from my much larger and established three year old tree. I didn't think they'd sprout, but there you go. I surprised myself! I think I'll give these away as I don't really need more than one Ice Cream Bean tree in my yard. They grow to be very large!


My tomato plants self seed and pop up everywhere like weeds (not quite as out-of-control as my weeds though!) This one is growing in a rosemary bush


And it's profusely flowering


Lucy diligently supervising all activity in the garden


And some generous gifts from Lucy and the other two girls today

Monday, April 8, 2013

Sweet Sydney

Some Instagram pics from a trip to Sydney last week...

 
One cannot visit Sydney without snapping pics of the Sydney Opera House

 
Lovely little cafe near Central Station
 
 
A day of fun at the Sydney Royal Easter Show

 
One of the cute giraffes at Taronga Zoo. Such gorgeous creatures!

 
Taronga Zoo. This guy refused to turn around. Oh well...

 
The view from the hotel room

 
Sampled Sticky Rice Ice Cream. It was delicious!

 
Exploring Manly

I love Sydney! You great big beautiful city you!

Monday, March 25, 2013

Moreton Island

Some holiday snaps from a recent stay on Moreton Island...

Tangalooma Beach


A rescue mission. Wildlife rangers cutting away fishing line tangled around a distressed little beach bird




Taken while exploring the northern end of Moreton Island


A Whistling Kite circling around the jetty





About to board the boat to return home...