Monday, January 24, 2011

Destashing - out with the old - in with some space

It's the New Year (OK I know I'm a bit late) so it's time to clear some space with another destash.

All items are new and include FREE POSTAGE Australia-wide unless otherwise stated.

1. FREEFORM STYLE Blend Knit & Crochet to Create Fiber Art Wearables, Jonelle Raffino & Prudence Mapstone $29.50

Learn to combine freeform knitting and crochet into gorgeous wearable art with patterns and instruction for every level of freeform artist. Find inspiration in master freeform artist, Prudence Mapstone, through her gallery of stunning freeform creations. Organized for easy access, each pattern is labeled either beginner, intermediate or advanced and depending on the level, additional freeform stitches are incorporated into the patterns to create a garment full of style.

2. 25 BAGS TO KNIT Beautiful bags in stylish colours, Emma King $15.00

They range from big stripey hand-held bags to small clutch bags to super-functional baby bags to chic evening purses. The designs use a wide range of techniques including intarsia embroidery crochet Fair Isle and entrelac.

Each bag is illustrated with a stunning full-colour photograph plus a close-up detail of the pattern and comes with full knitting instructions and accurate charts. There are details of alternative colourways and added embellishment options. A workshop section focuses on the best yarns to use how to add linings and inspirational ideas for eye-catching handles and fasteners to add those all important finishing touches to your work.

3. BENDIGO WOOL MILLS Pure New Wool, 4 ply, 3 x 200g Balls - 2 Dark Pink, 1 Light Pink $25.00
Two of the balls have been partially knitted and then unravelled, the other ball is untouched SOLD

4. Assorted Turps & Oil Mediums $45.00
Diggers Low Odour Turps (half full)
Diggers Mineral Turpentine (almost full)
Art Spectrum Refined Linseed Oil (half full)
Art Spectrum Artists Oil Painting No. 2 Medium (almost full)
Art Spectrum Artists Oil Painting No. 3 Medium (almost full)
Art Spectrum Liquol (No. 4 Medium) (3/4 full)
LOCAL PICK UP ONLY Hawthorn 3122

5. EXPLORING COLOR How to use and control color in your painting, Nita Leland $19.00
Exploring Color, Revised Edition: How to Use and Control Color in Your Painting by Nita Leland is the updated version of the highly successful Exploring Color. Packed with information, illustrations, exercises and new art by 65 artists, plus five new step-by-step demonstrations, Exploring Color Revised will help you master the intricacies of color. For all media and skill levels this book, used by many artists and art teachers, will be your constant companion for color ideas and easy reference. Dynamic personal color choices will make your work stand out.

6. MAKE YOUR CREATIVE DREAMS REAL A plan for Procrastinators, Perfectionists, Busy people and people who would really rather sleep all day, SARK $19.50

This big, beautiful baby of a book—all 300 pages of it—is packed with creative dream–making help for your particular dream journey. Making Your Creative Dreams REAL redefines creative dreams and shows that each of us is already very creative.

The book presents a unique program—which you can adjust to suit your own style and pace—for keeping creative dreams moving and active in the midst of daily life. There are gifts, games, positive challenges, innovative exercises, and lots of color art and drawings. Even the physical properties of this book are special. Making Your Creative Dreams REAL has a different look than all the other SARK books, printed in a creative mix of unique typeset and SARK’s distinctive handwriting.

8. CANVAS REMIX Techniques for Creating Mixed-Media Accessories, Alisa Burke $22.00

Push your painterly boundaries and channel your imagination onto canvas with the help of these street-inspired projects.

Even if you've never picked up a paintbrush before, these graffiti-inspired, rough-and-ready ideas for turning a blank canvas into a work of art are a cinch. Proving that art is what you want it to be, it encourages you to think outside the square boundaries of a canvas and branch out into wearable art like earrings and cuffs, and homewares like bags and frames. The possibilities are endless!

Printing, scrunching, glazing and crackling will become second nature as you churn through these 24 projects that you can keep and treasure forever.

9. Heavy Duty Solid Pine Canvas Stretch Bars (plus screws) Local Pick Up Hawthorn 3122 $160 the lot

Some have been used previously so have staple marks & screw holes
Others are brand new
The timbers measure 5cm deep x 3.5cm at the widest tapering to 2.5cm
If you don't want them all, let me know and I'll work out a price for the ones you want.

I was a TAFE Visual Arts student a few years ago and have been culling my student works and disassembling the huge number of stretcher bars that I've found myself with and as I haven't got the room to store them, I'm getting rid of the ones I have too many of.
1 x 35cm       $3.50/pair
1 x 37cm       $3.70/pair
2 x 40cm        $4.00/pair
2 x 47cm        $4.70/pair
3 x 50cm        $5.00/pair
3 x 60cm        $6.00/pair
2 x 70cm        $7.00/pair
6 x 80cm        $8.00/pair
2 x 90cm        $9.00/pair
1 x 100cm     $10.00/pair

If you're interested in purchasing the lot, please let me know and I can work out a price for you.

Payment by direct deposit or Paypal - will email details upon confirmation of sale.

If you are interested in any of the items listed here (and there may be more to come), please Post a Comment with your contact details or email me fiona_cameron at optusnet dot com dot au

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