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Little bits of fun

Little bits of fun

So as I work my way through the bits and bobs printed onto wallpaper and other kinds of paper at Sturt this year I get delicious offcuts. I have created a small…

Cindy Tonkin April 26, 2018
More objects organised neatly

More objects organised neatly

I have already linked before to Things Organized Neatly. Here’s another person, Adam Hillman doing similar things. Here’s what I like about this. it’s…

Cindy Tonkin December 13, 2017
Postcard Project: houses from postcards

Postcard Project: houses from postcards

It may seem obvious to anyone who reads this (nobody’s reading this), but you can use postcards to make tiny houses, which are, of course, an obsession of…

Cindy Tonkin November 10, 2017
Postcard Project: Multi-armed concertina

Postcard Project: Multi-armed concertina

This piece is still growing. I made a few zine-like structures from postcards over the past few weeks in my maquettes. This week I made more “zines”…

Cindy Tonkin November 10, 2017
Earrings part 1

Earrings part 1

Fimo Air is ultralight modelling clay that you can harden in the microwave. I tried this weekend to make some earrings with it. I have a favourite pair of earrings*,…

Cindy Tonkin October 30, 2017
Postcard Project: snakes and boxes

Postcard Project: snakes and boxes

The Postcard project continues to fascinate me. I’ve treated the backs of some cards with rubber stamps and ink. Doing them in batches, so each batch is different…

Cindy Tonkin October 22, 2017
Postcard Project: Double split apple watch

Postcard Project: Double split apple watch

My first thought for the Postcard project was to fill this apple watch box with double split concertina. Not done yet, but here it is so far. I have discovered that…

Cindy Tonkin October 18, 2017
Postcard project: the backs

Postcard project: the backs

While I love the writing on the backs of my old postcards some of them have no writing and some of the writing is sparse, so it doesn’t look good. I have…

Cindy Tonkin October 18, 2017
Postcard Project Mock ups

Postcard Project Mock ups

I have probably more than 100 postcards sent to me especially in the 80s when I lived in Paris (and in the aftermath, when my Paris friends were sending me cards…

Cindy Tonkin October 9, 2017
Jigsaw Concertina

Jigsaw Concertina

Years ago I picked up this jigsaw in the street near my house in Newtown on one of my morning walks. I attached pieces of an ink drawing to the front, but then got…

Cindy Tonkin August 27, 2017
Tiny City gets grungy

Tiny City gets grungy

My tiny city was looking a little prissy with its pinks and oranges and yellow. Last week’s adventure was to drip candle wax on it. This week I scraped back…

Cindy Tonkin August 20, 2017
Frankenstein was a recycler

Frankenstein was a recycler

This piece is about recycling, re-using and re-incarnating. Dimensions 23mm x 23mm x 300mm There is something kinda creepy about it (the drawing was about a “Daddy”…

Cindy Tonkin November 29, 2016
Tiny island begins

Tiny island begins

A few weeks ago I saw Kathryn Orton’s work and wanted to do something similar. I’ve been saving every little box that comes into my kitchen and here’s…

Cindy Tonkin November 23, 2016
Love letters house

Love letters house

This old post office wrapped in real life love letters is exquisite.

Cindy Tonkin February 24, 2016
Escargots laser cut

Escargots laser cut

In July when i played with the laser cutter i made a series of perspex discs some engraved with words from Jacques Prevert’s Chanson des escargots qui s’en…

Cindy Tonkin January 17, 2016
Borax and books

Borax and books

who knew borax and books could make such beauty? The work of Alexis Arnold. more here.

Cindy Tonkin December 13, 2015
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