REVERE - I recently found this UK London based band via another blog post - I really like them and have been buying their music in iTunes. They are an eight piece band that includes guitars, violin, cello, keyboards, trumpet and even glockenspiel - so there is a lot of depth in the orchestration which... Continue Reading →
Home again and ‘Oh My Stars’
I am home after over a week away helping family - a busy but nice week. Back carving, drawing and designing - oh and re-arranging furniture/workspaces. I enjoyed this on Good News Week last night - great song and great musicians/singers.
Eat Chocolate and Cry – Australian Flute Music – CD Cover
One of my designs - Paperbark - was recently used on the cover for a new CD by musicians Christine Draeger, Lamorna Nightingale and Jocelyn Edey-Fazzone. It is called Eat Chocolate and Cry - Australian Flute Music 199-2009 featuring Australian contemporary composers. As part of the HSC Music course students must study this content and... Continue Reading →
Preparing a Linocut Block for printing
Here a few quick tips on getting your linocut block prepared ready for printing. * Before you start carving or printing a linocut block you can gently remove the waterproof coating. Linocut blocks are coated in a waterproof coating - if you place a drop of water on the surface it will bead and not... Continue Reading →
Still feeling nostalgic…Bing Crosby and David Bowie
...I have still been trying to get my head together...so not back to artwork yet...I am trying to organise Christmas in our household...as well as rearrange and sort through many things... I Found this version of the Little Drummer Boy, I had forgotten about it. I do like it though, especially the Peace On Earth... Continue Reading →
Somewhere over the Rainbow – for Judy
...for my mother-in-law Judy who I have been helping care for for over 5 years and who is now gravely ill... ...one of her favourite movies and favourite songs which we have been listening to this evening... ...please forgive my lack of posts over the next little while...