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Gift Voucher surprise – Vicki from Hervey Bay

Posted by on Jan 27, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Gift Voucher surprise – Vicki from Hervey Bay

Vicki received a lovely surprise at Christmas: a Gift Voucher to Wrapt in Rocky ! Vicki attended Mo Godbeer’s Encaustic class in 2012 and is very excited about returning to Mo’s new class in 2014 “Encaustic Alchemy”. Here’s what Vicki had to say…. I enrolled in Wrapt in Rocky in 2012 and enjoyed the experience so much I have enrolled again in 2014. My choice of workshop was Encaustic with tutor Mo Godbeer who gave me expert tuition and so gave me the confidence and motivation to continue on with the medium of encaustic, culminating...

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WRAPT IN ROCKY 2014

Posted by on Sep 19, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

WRAPT IN ROCKY 2014

Hi All, just wanted to let you know that we are in serious planning stages for Wrapt in Rocky 2014.   So mark your diaries, June 29 to July 5, it’s not to be missed, lots of great workshops and Artists once again – and I can’t wait to see you all there.   Over the next month we’ll be adding all updated details to our website, so please check back in from time to time to catch up on what is new for 2014.   thanks Nanette

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GREAT TRADERS AT WRAPT 2012

Posted by on Jun 10, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

GREAT TRADERS AT WRAPT 2012

One of the best things about Wrapt is the temptations in the Traders Hall. Wandering in and enjoying the array of silks, wools, hand dyed treasures, books, beads and all things textile artists want to play with is a big buzz.My first experience of this was at the BrisVegas forum in 2007 and I love it as mucha t every Forum I attend. Here’s a taster of what you may findthis year….. Bye for now… Nanette   TAFTA GET BARGAINS WHILE THEY LAST. TAFTA bookshop is going out of business and the final selection of excellent textile books...

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Wrapt Goodwill Bursaries Announced

Posted by on May 25, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

Wrapt Goodwill Bursaries Announced

Wrapt Goodwill Bursaries announced!   AND Its time to create a special artwork for Wrapt – the 20 X 20 artwork challenge.   Congratulations to Felicity Clarke, Jan Collins and Kathleen Morrice who are the 3 Bursaries recipients in 2012.  They are coming to Wrapt this year as a result of the 20 X 20 Art Exhibition and Sale at Wrapt 2010.   So I’m Calling for Art works from all Wrapt students: It’s simple: – just create a miniature artwork that is 20cm x 20cm in any fibre or mixed media medium.  The work should be...

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How to Create a Fabulous Wrapt in Rocky Installation with your Help!

Posted by on May 19, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

How to Create a Fabulous Wrapt in Rocky Installation with your Help!

I’m looking for inspiration on how to ‘install’ these fantastic figures in the grounds at WRAPT.  I need some sort of theme to design new ones.  What links to WRAPT?   Gathering, friendship, creative flight, colour, cloth:  what encapsulates Wrapt for you?  Some students from St Ursula’s College have created some life size figures and are making me some more but how to theme it?   They are life size, made of clear tape and look amazing hung in trees or standing as a group.  Please reply if you have some...

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Cow Challenge

Posted by on May 17, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

Cow Challenge

Beef Australia Week in Rockhampton has just finished, so how can I resist talking about cows?   ‘surprise is where creativity comes in ‘  Ray Bradbury I have a special challenge with the Wrapt Cow Statuettes.  Take a bull, a box, a book and a holiday and put them all together to create a unique and humourous Wrapt assemblage.  Have I got you Interested?   A kit will be mailed to you and all I ask is you bring it back to Wrapt for exhibiting.  What’s the goal?  To create a small intriguing, humourous and unique...

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Personalised Workshops at Wrapt 2012

Posted by on Apr 8, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

Personalised Workshops at Wrapt 2012

Well as expected Rocky once again did not float away!!  I send best wishes to all Queenslanders who might have been inundated in the last few weeks & months.   One great thing about Wrapt this year is that you will be in a small class and this means lots of personal attention! I hope you’re looking forward to some quality time with your chosen tutor and class mates.   It’s exciting to know that you’ll get the best help possible in your Wrapt class this year.  I hope you like the photos from previous classes.   Here’s...

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Dijanne’s Travellers Blanket Class has so much to offer

Posted by on Mar 30, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

Dijanne’s Travellers Blanket Class has so much to offer

Dijanne Cevaal’s glorious Traveller’s Blanket called “Traversing the land” was selected for the touring exhibition called Beneath the Southern Sky.    Dijanne is one of the Tutor’s at Wrapt in Rocky 2012.  You might also be interested in reading a story on Dijanne in the most recent edition of the Downunder Textiles Magazine – it is well worth it. Dijanne has so much to offer quilters and hand embroiderers as her workshop encompasses many aspects of surface decoration so pass this onto fellow textile...

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Extra Activities at Wrapt 2012

Posted by on Mar 12, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

Extra Activities at Wrapt 2012

The Wrapt team has dreamt up some fun Night activities for the week.   Will it be a spot of music, belly dancing or mini Olympics?   Chose your sport….. Which will be revealed? Of course the Knitting circle will return to create more marvels and the fantastic Tutors will entertain us with their evening presentations about their arts practice. Everyone loves the chance to buy from the wonderful Tutors so the Tutors Bazaar will be held on the Thursday...

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Three Student Bursaries at Wrapt in Rocky 2012

Posted by on Mar 5, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

Three Student Bursaries at Wrapt in Rocky 2012

The Purpose of the Bursaries is to allow Art Groups, or individual artists, to nominate someone to attend a Wrapt 2012 class.   The Bursaries are for Artists who have creative ability, potential and passion but not the financial capacity to be able to attend Wrapt in Rocky 2012.   So each Bursary is a goodwill gesture from fellow fibre artists.  The Nomination will be via a simple Application Form.   So if you would like an application from please email me at [email protected]   Nanette

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