June 2012

28 Jun

Paper Cutting in a New Dimension

I have stumbled upon yet another variation of cutting and working with paper. I sat down to play in my sketchbook last week and came up with this lovely technique I hadn’t thought about before of making a cut and then folding the paper. Suddenly my paper cuts have become three dimensional and I love […]

25 Jun

A Fruitful Experience at Vancouver Maker Faire

I’m exhausted today after spending the last few days sharing my work and talking with people at Vancouver Mini Maker Faire. This year I had two tables set up, one to display my work, and a second as an activity table with books for people to work on. I taught a few people how to […]

20 Jun

Mapping Circles to Triangles

I thought I’d share some quick snaps of the overall piece made from maps I shared a detail of last week. The individual pieces are connected together in long strips but the strips aren’t yet attached to each other. I still want to play around with composing the overall form and figure out how many […]

18 Jun

Vancouver Mini Maker Faire Arrives This Weekend!

Vancouver Mini Maker Faire is just FOUR DAYS AWAY and my personal excitement about this is through the roof. I attended the final Town Hall meeting a few weekends ago, which brought together many of the participating Makers for a walk through of the location at the PNE. The Forum building is HUGE (!) and […]

14 Jun

1000 Artists’ Books is Here!

And it’s a really nice book, packed with pages and pages of book art in its many forms. I like the selection of images on the front cover because they really challenge the idea of what a book should look like. You can find my piece, Forgotten Knowledge, in a tiny corner on page 284. […]

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