• Meet Whanganui's freewheeling steampunker and miniature caravan artist

    11 monthes ago - By NZ Life & Leisure

    A special occasion requires a special hat - and a tui must have a crown. For the Oamaru Steampunk Gala Ball, Lizzette chose a tall top hat glammed up with ostrich feathers, buttons, baubles and a royal bird with silver-tipped wings.
    When you occupy a world in which fantasy and reality converge, where life-size and miniature models co-exist, you need an artful attitude - and a kickass outfit or two.
    Words: Venetia Sherson Photographs Tracey Grant
    It's hard to tell where the art ends and the artist begins on a visit to Lizzette Britton's studio. While a green leather boot with satin ribbon...
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