March 2011

28 Mar

Altered Book: Little Red Riding Hood

I need to come up with a proper title for this work because while it certainly is about the story of Red Riding Hood, it’s not a great title. But that aside, I am REALLY excited to share this altered book with the world. It’s the first in a series of Fairy Tale inspired work […]

25 Mar

Inspiration with Instagram

I’ve had my iPhone 4 for a couple months now and I’m really enjoying having it around as a creative tool. I’ve used it to shoot a couple timelapse videos while I worked away on art, but I also use it every day to shoot all sorts of photos. Instagram is my favorite app for […]

21 Mar

Five Good Things from the Weekend

1. Walking outside in the sunshine enjoying a gorgeous spring day hand-in-hand with B. 2. Visiting the cherry blossoms in McSpadden Park – some of the first flowering trees I’ve seen in our neighbourhood. 3. Walking 5km of the seawall that runs along the perimeter of Stanley Park. So many beautiful things to see, including […]

15 Mar

Timelapse: Constructing A Form From Cardboard

Thanks to a photo taken in India by a traveling friend, I found the right bit of inspiration to fuel my project around toilet paper rolls. I started experimenting with the cardboard in a new way and shot a timelapse with my iPhone during part of the process. The final form of this project is […]

11 Mar

Altered Book: Coming Into Bloom

This particular book started out as a sample for the altered book class I taught a few weeks ago. It’s a very different book than what I’ve used previously because it’s a children’s storybook with colour illustrations and very large print. Each page was folded, tucked back into the centre of the book and glued […]

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