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Deluxe Lemon Slice

Published 24 Jul 2017 by Heather taylor in Heather

Pastry.  2 and a half cups of flour, one third of a cup icing sugar, quarter cup cornflour, half teaspoon salt, 250g butter (at room termperature), zest of one lemon.

Filling: 4 eggs lightly beaten, one a a quarter cup sugar, 3 tablespoons flour (sifted), zest of two lemons, two thirds of a cup of lemon joice, one third of a cup of milk, quarter...

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Heather 2014,15,16

Published 15 Mar 2017 by Heather in Heather

My Art Statement from the 2016 End of Year Exhibition at Browne School of Art:

 

These are stories of people in a time - personal images of my people and time.  In my practice I combine various elements and methodologies: acrylic paint, photographs, collage, fiberglass and resin.  The collage elements of knitted clothing and home-made clothes...

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2016 painting

Published 14 Sep 2016 by Naomi Wheeler in Naomi

Waihi Beach on a silver day So far this year our class have all been furthering our own styles and preparing now, in earnest, for our end of year exhibition.  Painting continues to be a 'journey' fluctuating with days that are great and times that are disheartening!  However, there are enough good times to keep me going and sharing a space with fellow painters is very...

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Watercolour and ink work 2016

Published 14 Sep 2016 by Naomi in Naomi

playing with coloured inks Water-colour is so very different to acrylics and has its own magic and also frustrations.  Pen and ink is lovely too and we've just purchased a set of  coloured ink which will be so fun to play with at Artbreak!  I've been dabbling in using inks and water colour when I can so I can continue to share ideas and some techniques.  They make lovely...

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2015 painting

Published 13 Sep 2016 by Naomi in Naomi

tomatoes still life - acrylic on paper In 2015 both Heather and I committed to a year-long art course with Browne School of Art in Auckland.  It is 1/2 a day a week plus 2 weekend workshops and as much work at home as possible.  It was what is called Level 2 which explains the structure of the programme.  During the first half of the year we were prescribed projects and. during the...

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New Inks

Published 5 Sep 2016 by Naomi Wheeler in Some of our Art Break stories

We've just bought some Schminke coloured acrylic inks.  During some of our artbreaks some guests like to take more time painting with acrylics and some enjoy the chance to try out the pen and ink drawing for a change before trying out the water colour and we thought these coloured inks would add to the experience.  They're lots of fun but...

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