July 2012

30 Jul

Etsy Update: Paper Cut Collage Design

I haven’t had much time lately to spend on creating new work, but I did manage to sneak in another paper cut collage recently. As with the previous ones this is made from black card stock, origami paper, and security envelopes, and mounted onto an 8″ x 8″ cradle panel painted black. It can be […]

23 Jul

Flight of the Albino Crows at Illuminares

It was a beautiful thing to finally see the installation I’ve been working on for the past few months come together at Illuminares on Saturday evening. It took Boris and I two hours to set it up in the afternoon. I was a little worried at the time because it was so windy during installation […]

19 Jul

Why We Create

Opus Art Supplies posed three questions to artists visiting their store: Why do you choose to create? How does the creative process affect you? What makes a creative individual? Watch this video to learn their answers. It’s not very easy to come up with an answer to the question: Why do you choose to create. […]

17 Jul

Unleashing a Murder of Crows at Illuminares

This week I’m putting the finishing touches on the installation of paper crows I shared at the beginning of June and will be presenting it publicly for the first time at Illuminares this Saturday. lluminares Lantern Festival is a yearly summer event organized by Public Dreams Society. If you’ve never been before, this is a […]

16 Jul

Saying Goodbye Is Never Easy

My sweet little lovebird, Yuuki, died at the end of last week. His health had been declining over the past few months and though he seemed to be recovering from a recent stroke, on Friday morning things suddenly took a turn for the worse. He suffered a series of seizures that took his life. I […]

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