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An essay in indigo, a small tapestry, 32 cms H X 20 cms W. BLUE. It began with studies of an indigenous Australian bush flower, blue, six petalled, thelionema caespitosum. Establishing the presence of the petals strongly against a monochrome … Continue reading

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beginner’s mind and the democracy of colour

I like the concept of beginner’s mind; oriental, martial artsy idea that you empty the consciousness of preconceptions, allowing space for fresh energy to flow in. My T’ai Chi teacher thought I practised it well. It applies to my work … Continue reading

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