June 2010

30 Jun

Altered Book: Forgotten Knowledge

For the past two weeks I’ve been working on a proposal to do a large scale project of altered books. I’ve never done something like this before so it’s been quite a challenge to figure out the best way to approach working with multiple books in a series. Normally I make my altered books as […]

28 Jun


I shot this portrait of Stephanie at the beginning of June and as of the beginning of July it will be in a group show at Gallery Gachet along with the portrait I took of Jess. (How’s that for putting new work to work.) This was taken on Granville Island with the giant leaves of […]

24 Jun

The Red Balloons

I have used balloons once before in a photo shoot, with Siobhan in the studio back in November. I decided I wanted to use balloons again as a prop, this time with Eagranie as the model and with balloons of a different colour. Oh how I do love red! From this shoot I learned that […]

22 Jun

Vintage Glamour

These are a few of the shots I took of Lauren a few weeks ago, when she came over for a portrait session in the old apartment. We had a lot of fun using the pocket doors as a backdrop and Lauren was terrific in front of the camera.

14 Jun

Kirsten Chursinoff: Low Tide

Kirsten Chursinoff has been working hard over the last few months to create new work for her upcoming show, Low Tide. As mentioned in a previous blog post, she’s a fibre artist who creates colourful scenes of nature using quilting and embroidering techniques. Her current work explores the theme of marine life found along the […]

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