Saturday, September 28, 2013

Creative Saturday at Capricorn Community House

Another creative day with polymer clay and zentangle drawing at the Capricorn Community House. Students working with polymer clay were shown how to make patterned canes using an extruder. We used the Makin’s extruder which is available for purchase here. Its such a versatile little tool.
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Zentangle drawing in the afternoon was a relaxing time. Students drew structured patterns one stroke at a time and produced some lovely work.
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Sunday, September 22, 2013

2013 Western Australian Fire & Emergency Services Conference

I have spent two days at the Perth convention Centre attending the DFES Conference representing Two Rocks Volunteer Marine Rescue Group.
David Haynes, our commander and I travelled down each day and participated in a variety of seminars with the Volunteer Marine Rescue (VMRWA).
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Over 600 delegates attended the conference. The Volunteer groups represented were :
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The Volunteer Marine Rescue Services awards was attended by His Excellency Malcolm McCusker AC CVO QC, Governor of Western Australia who is patron of our organisation.
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The Governor, Malcolm McCusker                   Jeffe Howe, Commander VMRWA                                                        Award Winners
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Pam Annesley, The Governor, Malcolm McCusker, David Haynes                       Christmas Island Marine Rescue Volunteers – Adrian and Hollywood       Pam Annesley TRVMRG

Sunday, September 15, 2013

Bindoon Art Exhibition

Some of my art students took part in the Bindoon Art Exhibition, which was held during the Wildflower Festival at Bindoon.
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I visited the Bindoon Arts & Crafts where the quilts were “aired”.
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The flowers are in full bloom and looked beautiful.
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Thursday, September 12, 2013

Silver projects

This week i have been finishing a silver fish pendant and a commission for two pairs of cufflinks.
The fish has a cubic zirconia gemstone for it’s eye.
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Opal cufflinks
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Sunday, September 08, 2013

Whitfords Sea Rescue & Two Rocks Marine Rescue Group

Today I was skipper on duty with Two Rocks Marine Rescue Group. Crew member, Thomas Kim and I took out Guardian I to rendezvous with Green2 from Whitfords Sea Rescue Group. Green 2 is a 11.3m Naiad Rigid Inflatable fast response sea rescue boat,  built by Kirby Marine. It is fitted with all the latest electronic equipment, Radio Direction Finding capabilities and a FLIR Infra Red Camera.  The boat is named ‘City of Joondalup’ in recognition of the significant grant received from the City of Joondalup.
Skipper Peter Huggins and crew showed us over their vessel and then we did some training out of the marina.
Watch this short video here: