Adrawingaday project sixteen, zines

Adrawingaday, illustrations for a zine that does not exist

…and it is really enjoyable! Random ideas from day to day at the moment, just mulling things over, looking out the window, and listenwatching* cartoons.

Some of these are drawn onto stickers, and some are folded into the

Awesomesauce, diamond earrings, trying to make velvety textures…



 The previous #adrawingaday series can be found here:

You can also find me on Pinterest.

*listenwatching; definitely watching your stories, but doing something with your hands so you have not looked at the screen throughout the entire show (or season, or series).

About kellymarietheartist

I am an artist who, up until recently, was living and exhibiting within Toowoomba and the greater Granite Belt district. I have since packed up and left Australia, and am currently living and working in England. My work engages the craft involved in handmaking within a contemporary art context. I am drawn to the physicality of repetitive textile processes, and this is transcribed though the tactile quality of my forms. In particular, processes such as crochet, sewing and rug making serve as a proxy for growth within my personal environment. Many of my works imitate situations in nature, and they form organically as I create each individual piece, each addition both a continuation and re-enforcement of its predecessors. I enjoy using recycled materials for many of my works. Using crochet and other textile techniques to do this is an important part of my work as it celebrates a tradition of craft that has historically been relegated to 'women's work', with all the negative connotations that entails.
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