September 2009

30 Sep


I’m a little behind with posting on my blog about the work I’ve been doing on the portrait-series-with-no-name. These two photos are from a shoot I did with Kirsti a few weeks ago in Pacific Spirit Park. We went into the forest looking for the perfect location, but the early evening light was too low. […]

26 Sep

Altered book – You’re only prey if the predator sees you

This is my second altered book, which I worked on in stages over the course of five days. It’s the gluing that takes the longest because I usually need to leave it to dry and set before I can move on to the next phase. I love making these because they require careful planning a […]

23 Sep

When you come to the edge of all you see…

The title is inspired by the following quote by Patrick Overton: “When you have come to the edge Of all light that you know And are about to drop off into the darkness Of the unknown, Faith is knowing One of two things will happen: There will be something solid to stand on or You […]

22 Sep

Artist: Randel Plowman

Randel Plowman is an artist who inspires me. He creates beautiful collages full of interesting bits of layered papers, and often his compositions include birds. I came across his work about a year ago on They made mention of his a-collage-a-day blog, which I found an amazing project because I was having a hard […]

16 Sep

Altered book collage

I’m not sure about other artists, but I always seem to have a bunch of ideas in the back of my mind that resurface every once in awhile, but never quite make it to reality. I think some of these ideas aren’t meant to be, while a very few seem to be biding their time […]

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