A Thing of Beauty

scarf or drape

Materials: silk

Technique: cut-paper lettering design, painting 

Size: 74 x 74 cm

Description: On this silk scarf the words “A THING OF BEAUTY IS A JOY FOREVER” are outlined in gutta and then painted in black. The letters are linked together to produce an interlocking design. The background spaces are coloured in various hues to create a stained glass effect.



Featured in the “Designing with Letters” public lecture and slide presentation at the State Library of Queensland in 1993, and in the “Designing with Letters” presentation at the Brisbane Art & Craft Fair in 1998.
Displayed in Indooroopilly Library in 2001 and Holland Park Library in 2002 and at “An Evening of Art” in Brisbane in 2003.
Displayed in my solo exhibition “Colourful Language” at Gallery 119 in 2004, and in Corinda Library in 2004 and Toowong Library in 2004-5.
Displayed in my solo exhibition “Colourful Language” at Gallery 159 in 2007.
Displayed at Scattered Arts in 2008.


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