A Fan of Edith Cowlishaw

Posted: February 26, 2017 by Mo Crow in It's Crow Time
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mo-with-edith-cowlishaw-fan-vi-bird-bathFan VI Bird Bath 3/8
hand coloured etching
by Edith Cowlishaw
Artsite Gallery
Old Man Crow bought it for my early birthday treat (it’s next weekend) the show closes this afternoon so it’s come home
art-on-bedroom-wallthis is the art I wake up to each day
clockwise with a detour in the middle from upper left
Night Lights by Aileen Jordan
Starred Noddy by Brett Smout
Bee Happy by Martine Bos
Carol by Eric
Kip by Adrienne S├ęgur
Blue Bird by Denise Lithgow
a snippet of watercolour by Vanita Salnajs
Honesty by Christine Kelly
3 Left Over Hearts Mended & Letting Go of Fear by Jude Hill
Fan VI Bird Bath 3/8 by Edith Cowlishaw

sea-urchin-3-process-mo17Sea Urchin 3 in process stitch by stitch
sea-urchin-3-panel-6-mo17panel 6 detail
sea-urchin-3-panel-7-mo-17panel 7 detail
sea-urchin-3-panel-8-detail-mo-17panel 8 detail
two panels to go then each one will be lined in white silk, edged in buttonhole lace with guitar strings for the ribs
Braille for the Soul

sea-urchin-3-halfway-mo17Sea Urchin 3 Mo17
progress in the transliteration of Braille for the Soul
sea-urchin-3-panel-5-detail-mo17detail of the 5th panel at the halfway point
urchin-inside-in-progress-mo17the beginnings of panel 6 exploring the pattern inside
urchin-insidedetail of the beautiful perforations inside the sea urchin

a bushwalk in the Blue Mountains

Posted: February 16, 2017 by Mo Crow in friends, It's Crow Time
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waterfallCathy took me on a magical bushwalk to this secret waterfall in the Blue Mountains
look-upadmiring a vertical garden by Mother Nature
creek-crossingcreek crossing, love how the steps are carved into the sandstone
water-dragona friendly water dragon showing off his home
mothmoth camouflage
mossmoss forest
christmas-bushChristmas Bush Ceratopetalum gummiferum sepals decorating the path

Tatsuo Miyajima and more at the MCA

Posted: February 14, 2017 by Mo Crow in art exhibitions, It's Crow Time
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tatsuo-miyajima-pile-up-pile-no-4-2009Tatsuo Miyajima Pile Up no.4 2009
Connect with Everything at the MCA is on until March 5th
there is much food for thought in this interview with Tatsuo
fiona-hall-manuhiri-travellers-detail-2014-15detail of Fiona Hall Manuhiri (travellers) 2014-15 in Today Tomorrow Yesterday MCA Collection on Level 2
fiona-hall-manuhiri-travellers-2014-15Manuhiri (Travellers) is a large installation composed of found driftwood in the forms of living creatures.
primavera-mca-dotti-and-nickour friends Dotti & Nick enjoying Danie Mellor’s Native Gold in Primavera 25 years Level 1

Honestly

Posted: February 11, 2017 by Mo Crow in It's Crow Time
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honesty-revealed-17the tender inside of Honesty revealed
honesty-seed-sheathsthe outer sheaths and seeds
honesty-podthe inner membrane
honesty-framed-but-not-mo-17I had a go at making a free standing frame with two stems of Honesty, some white paint, thread, grape vine tendrils & stone for stability but sadly it diminished the work
honesty-mo16Honesty Mo 16
back to the drawing board to rethink the framing on this wild Full Moon forecast to be the hottest February day ever!

sea-urchin-3-panel-4-mo17Sea Urchin 3 in process Mo 17
the 4th panel took two weeks of numbly stitching through the angst for our beautiful broken world
sea-urchin-3-panel-4-detail-mo-17with wobbling attention to the surface details
sea-urchin-surface-detail-mo17sea urchin surface detail
this one will take quite some time but there is no rush
Braille for the Soul