Alison Boyd Artist

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The Printmaking Sisters are in the house at Il Bisonte

  Annie Day and Robin Ezra have been coming to Firenze’s Il Bisonte studio for six years and have by now an internal map of the city. In that time they have … Continue reading

May 15, 2015 · 1 Comment

A Month In The Renaissance City

I’m currently in Firenze for a month of creativity, senza distrazione…   I’m embarking on a week of refresher stuff for my jewellery [in particular, stone setting] with silversmith and … Continue reading

May 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Silversmithery of the past – gifts and wotnot

 Following on from the previous Silversmithery of the Past post. An odd eclectic selection – some of these items were commissioned, others were gifts to friends, or commissioned by friends for … Continue reading

January 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Revisiting Disinflection # 12 edition (final): November 2011

Disinflection revisited. November 2011. And suddenly, we had come to the last edition. We were both happy to have mostly made the deadlines, with only a few technical hiccups. We … Continue reading

December 18, 2013 · 2 Comments

Revisiting Disinflection # 11 edition: October 2011

Disinflection revisited. Emma sent me her beloved printing press for the studio – already her imagination sewn onto the lining of another country; removing all not needed for self-imposed exiled. … Continue reading

December 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Revisiting Disinflection # 10 edition: September 2011

Disinflection revisited. Emma was in Melbourne working government contracts, sculpting policies; her partner was in India, filling her dreams with travel I attended the writing workshop where I first laid … Continue reading

December 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Revisiting Disinflection # 7 edition: June 2011

      Disinflection Revisited, two years on. An Antipodean Midwinter (June 21). A combination of work, keeping warm and hibernation for both of us in our respective cities. June … Continue reading

December 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Revisiting Disinflection # 6 edition: May 2011

Disinflection revisited; May 2011. Language warning! Emma was back in Melbourne after a long-promised holiday in London that never eventuated until she took back the reins of her life. I’d moved and … Continue reading

December 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Revisiting Disinflection # 5 edition: April 2011

Disinflection revisited. April 2011. Emma was in London, I was in the middle of moving, there were mouse visitors in the ceiling, we were planning to both meet in Ballarat, … Continue reading

December 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

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