This is a bittersweet egg-tale. This egg was decorated by my sister Kathleen, first dipping it in yellow dye then dipping, holding and turning in pink or red dye. It's a great eggsample of what a beautiful result this simple teggnique can give, with translucent layers of dye overlapping to create new tones. From side … Continue reading A dip back in time…
Eggstreme relief, saved on an egg
My Easter egg this year has a lot of eggstra special meaning for me. My daughter, Maddie, was diagnosed last year with a vestibular schwannoma, also known as an acoustic neuroma. The wikipedia explanation for that is 'A vestibular schwannoma (VS) is a benign primary intracranial tumor of the myelin-forming cells of the vestibulocochlear nerve (8th cranial nerve).' In lay terms, it's a benign … Continue reading Eggstreme relief, saved on an egg
My baby just turned 21. She's so old. I'M so old! Where did all those years go? Way back in the beginning, for her first Easter, I painted her an egg, just like I'd done for all her brothers and sisters before her. My baby eggs. Each design was chosen for a reason, some connection … Continue reading Beetle baby…
Green eggs and ham
Well... it's obvious, really! Thanks, Belinda, for an egg that's super simple but effeggtive. And what's not to love in a Dr Seuss story? This one was apparently written by Dr Seuss (Theodore Geisel - remember that for your next trivia night) as the answer to a challenge set by his editor to see if … Continue reading Green eggs and ham
Christmas in July?
A Christmas egg for a chilly winter's day
Smile, it’s contagious!
What better way to start the eggspress posts than with this happy, smiley egg? I'm not sure who created it. It's one of the eggs that was photographed back in about 2002 (I think), when our eggs were featured in an eggshibition at the Canberra Museum and Gallery (CMAG). I got the job of photographing … Continue reading Smile, it’s contagious!