Tag Archives: Claire Brach

Artists’ Book Award

2019 acquisitions are currently on display as part of the larger exhibition Artists’ books are an art form, and every two years since 2011 Manly Library has held an Artists’ Book Award attracting entries from around the world. All selected … Continue reading

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Exhibition: Library Artists’ Book Award Exhibition

Image detail: Judy Hungerford. Going, going, gone. Acquired 2017 Artist books challenge the conventional book format and are a unique art form.  They can use traditional print techniques or digital media, be recognisable in book format or appear as sculptural … Continue reading

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Dyeing from nature

By Claire Brach Earlier this week I visited a friend who lives on a 5 acre property for a day of natural dyeing.  Having both attended a 5 day plant dyeing workshop in January we were eager to extend our … Continue reading

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Printing on handmade paper

Our member Claire has been printing on some of her handmade paper.  She says: “Although I enjoy creating paper from a variety of materials including plant fibres, old mountboard, teabags and so on, my favourite is always from offcuts of … Continue reading

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A fun day making ‘paper’ from silk

By PPA member, Claire Brach Last weekend 11 very enthusiastic Primrose Paper Arts members and friends turned up at the centre eager to learn how to turn silk fibres into paper.  Strictly speaking I shouldn’t be using the word paper, … Continue reading

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Workshop: Turning silk into ‘paper’

Working with Silk with Claire Brach Saturday May 12 2018 Venue:  Primrose Park Art & Craft Centre, Cremorne Further details, more images and booking form:  Click here In this workshop you will explore the properties of gummed silk strippings, how … Continue reading

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Look what caught my eye

By PPA member Claire Brach Scrolling through some of my photos I came across these images of a piece hung in Hazelhurst Gallery in October last year.  I’d completely forgotten about this art piece. Being in a hurry on the … Continue reading

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