March 2012

28 Mar

Etsy Update: New Bird Collages in the Shop

In preparation for Got Craft? at the beginning of May, I’ve been busy creating new small works to sell. I’m continuing with the series of abstract compositions using recycled materials and birds on wooden panel. They are very enjoyable to work on. I like the play with movement, colour, shape, and pattern, and coming up […]

23 Mar

Paper Cut: Mapping Out New Work

I’ve never been much of a sketcher of ideas, but lately this seems to work well when it comes to working on new paper cut designs in my sketchbook. But instead of a pencil I work with an exacto blade. The top image is of the sketchbook work, and the bottom image is of a […]

21 Mar

Artist Interview: Kirsti Wakelin

The artist interview series continues this week with my good friend, Kirsti Wakelin. She is a talented graphic designer, an illustrator of numerous children’s books, and is highly skilled at drawing and painting. Read on for more about Kirsti and her work. Tell us about yourself: I am a designer and illustrator. I dabble in […]

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