October 2011

27 Oct

Flowers Made From Paper

A few weeks ago I helped make paper flowers as decorations for a friend’s wedding. It was something I’d wanted to try after flipping through a copy of Martha Stewart’s Encyclopedia of Crafts at a bookstore. The initial flower making session with friends led me to working on an installation of paper flowers in my […]

27 Oct

Books to Inspire

As a change of pace I thought I’d share a few of the new additions to my personal library, none of which will end up as altered books. Paper-Craft 2: Design and Art With Paper Paper-Craft 2 is a fantastic book full of an amazing variety of projects, designs, illustrations, art installations, fashion and more […]

20 Oct

15th Annual Eastside Culture Crawl

It’s that time of year again, when artists living and working in East Vancouver open their doors to the public for the Eastside Culture Crawl. The event is just under a month away but I thought I’ve give a heads up that I will be a participating artist again this year. I am really looking […]

18 Oct

Altered Books: Owl of the Arctic

The Snowy Owl marks the end of the owl series of altered books I’ve been working on (at least until I can find more to use). This is the largest owl of the five, and probably the most intimidating with that glare of hers. The composition for this one is pretty spare, and I’m struggling […]

12 Oct

Scenes From a Visit to Yellow Point Lodge

Boris and I took a few days of vacation to enjoy a four day stay at Yellow Point Lodge. It’s a small rustic resort on Vancouver Island, just outside of Ladysmith. It is a beautiful scenic area of BC. Boris enjoys the view. A different type of deer than what we see on Bowen Island. […]

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