Paired Printings

Materials: fabric, inks, embroidery cottons

Technique: screen printing, calligraphy, embroidery

Size: each 42 x 42 x 3cm

Description: Two of Australia’s most beautiful flowers, the wattle and the grevillea, inspired these hangings. Helen screen-printed her designs in two overlapping colours, over which Tricia lettered and embroidered the descriptive words ... A pair of people and two forms of printing … two different flowers, each printed in two colours, then the overlying lettering done twice (ink embellished with gold embroidery) … paired printing indeed!

 

Created (with Helen King) as one of the collaborative projects during my 2012 Artist-in-Residency at Brisbane Botanic Gardens, Mt Coot-tha.
Displayed in “The Language of Nature II” exhibition and “Floressence” at Mt Coot-tha (read more information about this in my Residency Blog).
Selected asd a finalist in the Moreton Bay Art Awards at Pine Rivers Gallery in 2013.

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