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Phyl Dunn, Australia 1960s.

Wax resist on pottery is a technique whereby wax is used to prevent glazes or slips from adhering onto the clay body or previous coating of glaze when a second or third layer is applied. 330 more words

Phyl Dunn

Museum Batik Yogyakarta

Yogyakarta Day 3: Friday, August 4, 2017

Before going up to my room the day before, I sat down with the concierge at the front desk as they had a sign saying they could work out any tour we wanted. 1,095 more words

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Batik as Art

Yogyakarta Day 1: Wednesday, August 2, 2017

On my first afternoon in Yogyakarta, Indonesia I walked from the Hotel Jambuluwuk to Malioboro Street. On the way, two people diverted me to a batik exhibition. 978 more words

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Watercolour Resist Autumn Quilts

We discussed fall themes and fall motifs as a class, keeping in mind “warm colours”, red, yellow and orange.

We folded our paper to make 16 square shapes on the sheet and I explained that we were going to make an Autumn quilt. 202 more words


Having Fun with Crayons

This is another older watercolor from a few years ago. I was experimenting with wax resist using Crayola Crayons and decided I wanted to make this a very colorful house and played with complementary colors. 24 more words


Today's Treasure 20170311

reblogged post from Niume Art (defunct):

Today’s painting–a little study of a waterfall somewhere in Illinois; I’ve seen precious little sun for over a month since we’ve been in the Seattle area and today is my day to paint some high contrast scenes.


Wax Resist

For the distant future, I am challenging myself to only wheel-throw as opposed to my chronic  obsession with hand -building pottery.

Here are a bunch of mugs I left very simple and un-altered. 159 more words