Posts Tagged ‘talismans’

A Starry Necklace

Posted: September 28, 2018 by Mo Crow in It's Crow Time
Tags: ,

A Starry Necklace Mo 18
vintage electric blue leather over 4mm cotton rope, white linen and blue Gütermann upholstery thread, antique parchment stars stitched with linen & cotton threads stabilized with silk organza, hand carved slice of tagua (aka Palm Ivory) pentacle, glass and lapis lazuli beads
detail of tagua pentacle & parchment stars stabilized with silk organza
detail of bone bead for the fastening
on Monday I helped sand the gallery floor at Artsite with a belt sander, it was hard yakka but Madeleine is a wiz she attached an industrial vacuum cleaner to the dust extractor hose and it worked a treat!

Deb Gorr‘s talisman of love for our beautiful broken world just winged it’s way across the Pacific
cloth & thread from Deb’s great grandmother & grandmother stitched together
with this noteDeb is mending our beautiful broken world with conscious intent, recycling old cloth, knitting her daily observations and treading lightly with a beautiful garden
you can read more about her work at Bee Creative
namaste

A Fishy Necklace for Trudy

Posted: July 6, 2018 by Mo Crow in It's Crow Time
Tags: ,

A Fishy Necklace by Mo 18
a very late birthday present
Trudy wears it well!

AnimismS is on til Sunday at Mothership Studios
12-3pm
18-22 Sydney Street, Marrickville

Inner West Power Fetishes by Gabrielle Bates
(the Bone Broom on the right hand side is mine when the show closes!)
photos courtesy of Gabrielle Bates & Mothership Studios

stitching the “enchanting nothingness” of blue as Goethe called it round and round, ’The power of profound meaning is blue’, said Kandinsky, ‘blue in concentric motion’
from ‘An Anthropology of Turquoise’ by Ellen Meloy
it’s starting to look like the sketch for The Dream!

Gab Bates Tree Shrining for the Inner West Open Studio Trail
Gab makes good magic!
Spirit Painting, Tree Amulets and Bone Brooms in her studio
mysterious sigils on the fridge
had lots of fun with Gab & Zio unfurling the bunting for the Tree Shrining
photo courtesy of Gab Bates
you can see more of Gab’s photos on Facebook and her website

 

Jane Stapleford’s magical talismanic pennant arrived for the Full Moon
& is enjoying getting to know Liz Ackert & Dee Mallon’s pennants
along with her Selkie Man card
the detail!
Jane makes such good magic!
a card of her painting “Selkie Man MMX”
I look forward to catching up at the annual Designers on Show!
Jane is a huge inspiration, she paints like a dream with such impeccable spirit
here’s some pics from past exhibitions
“The Curator of the Museum at the End of Time” by Jane Stapleford
“Just Ask Alice” by Jane Stapleford
“The Owl and the Pussycat” by Jane Stapleford
“Tiny Otherworld Artifact Collector 1” by Jane Stapleford
“Tiny Otherworld Artifact Collector 2” by Jane Stapleford
“Wood Woven Creatures” by Jane Stapleford
“Enchanted” by Jane Stapleford
“Dance me to the end of Love” by Jane Stapleford
Jane is such a treasure I look forward to seeing her soon!
namaste

click this link to to see the The Gathering so far