Category Archives: Research

How to offer unwanted advice

I offer some unwanted, unasked for advice on how to offer unwanted, unasked for advice. Applies to life-changing travel decisions, may work in other areas. Continue reading

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A Fair Isle crochet hat in nine colours

I have been crocheting a hat in Fair Isle stitch using nine colours. Here are some work-in-progress shots. Continue reading

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Ten thousand hours of crochet

Have I done 10,000 hours of crochet? I looked up some stats and roughly worked it out. Continue reading

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Artist News / October Links Round Up

Artist News / October Links Round Up Personal artist news: Someone snapped a photo of a throw I created, and used it as a title image: http://us4.campaign-archive2.com/?u=b20044531929534bdd108e0a1&id=fda8a0348a&e=%5BUNIQID I found an older write up on Brief Encounters on ActorsGreenRoom: http://actorsgreenroom.net/archives/8525 I … Continue reading

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We are looking for artists from regional South East Queensland

Originally posted on artdesignprecinct:
We thought it was time to dedicate an exhibition to our regional artists.  Submissions are now open for Coo-EEE!

Posted in Australia, Queensland, Research

Amigurumi and Fair Isle crochet – the latest ideas

Amigurumi and Fair Isle crocheting have been two crochet techniques I have enjoyed working on for about the last month. I made a 3-dimensional squid in a hat (with a moustache); It reminds me of Thomson and Thompson. Except there’s … Continue reading

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Meet: Artist Hive

Originally posted on Factory Diaries:
This one’s for all you creatives & lovers of creative things! Artist Hive is a unique business running in Brisbane that encourages and creates opportunities for artists and throws some killer artistic events for people…

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