Welcome to the Art of Lisa Dunbar Solas

Lisa Dunbar Solas

An Australian artist weaving joy, wonder and the magic of Nature into art and life.

Lisa

Australian Artist

Lisa Dunbar Solas

I’m an artist, wonder weaver and ancient explorer.

Born in Sydney, I moved to the Central Coast with my parents when I was just a year old. Our family home was located alongside a rainforest reserve. Living so close to the bush meant that I experienced Nature’s magic, mystery and intelligence first hand. From an early age, I associated Nature’s sentience with ‘the fairies’.

From My Journal

Making my first dollhouse coffee table

Making my first dollhouse coffee table

Work continues in the parlour, Wonder Weavers, and this week I made a coffee table, armchair, and, a mirror. These were made using a range of materials, including balsa wood, foam board, polymer clay, and beads. I'm curious, Wonder Weavers, who do you think lives in...

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Making my first settee

Making my first settee

Recently, I made my first mini sofa or settee. I found this project challenging but rewarding. You can watch me create in the video below. I created the settee from wood, polymer clay, a sponge and upcycled fabric Meanwhile, in the vlog, I share how I gave myself a...

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Making a rustic-style miniature piano

Making a rustic-style miniature piano

The first piece of furniture I've made for the parlour is a rustic-style piano. I made the instrument from balsa wood, dowel rods and polymer clay.  In the video below, I share vignettes of my process. If you would like to keep up to date with my latest news,...

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Books

Yashay Wasi book cover

Yachay Wasi

Yachay Wasi celebrates the career of I.S. Farrington. This volume represents a wide range of topics within the disciplines of history and archaeology.

Reviews for Yachay Wasi

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‘The book values Ian Farrington’s vast and diverse work in regional archaeology from different parts of the world and draws attention to a multidisciplinary way of working.’ 

-Dr Francisco M. Gil García

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‘Ritual scholars and archaeologists alike will enjoy exploring corollaries between these case studies.’

Dr Duncan Wright, Australian National University.

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