MIRRANDA BURTON

This is a place for mir-random entries and exits to the worlds of art, books, comix, animation, printmaking and more. PLEASE NOTE:
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Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Into the woods

'This way, sister' © M. Burton 2014
Silk cut linoleum print

Monday, November 10, 2014

Foxy Ladies


'Night Silk' © M. Burton 2014
Silk cut linoleum print

Thursday, April 24, 2014

The forest threads the needle


'The forest threads the needle' © M. Burton 2014
Silk cut linoleum print

Monday, April 14, 2014

Wearing my heart on my sleeve


'Wearing my heart on my sleeve' © M. Burton 2014
Silk cut linoleum print

Friday, April 4, 2014

The knee hive

'The knee hive' © M. Burton 2014
Silk cut linoleum print on Japanese Kitakata paper



Summer time at the black dam

Monday, February 3, 2014

Captain Cook's Coat

'Captain Cook's Coat' © M. Burton 2014
Silk cut linoleum print on Japanese Kitakata paper

Before the thistly beginnings of European settlement in Australia, this southern land was a fanciful dream shared by geographical philosophers. What might have filled the imagination of Captain James Cook before he planted the seeds of a new colony on this mystery-laden continent?

Saturday, January 25, 2014

The black dam

'Sky drinks from the black dam' © M. Burton 2014
Silk cut linoleum print on Japanese Kitakata paper

A place of historical significance, but also inspiration for artists such as Clifton Pugh, Fred Williams, John Olsen, and Rick Amor, the 'black dam' in Barreenong Rd, Cottles Bridge has now filled my ink pot. I visit this place regularly to find a feather lightness of being. 

The black dam, Barreenong Rd. Cottles Bridge, Victoria

Black dam, Cottles Bridge
Rick Amor 1987
Woodcut