October 2012

31 Oct

Paper Engineered Halloween Costumes

Out of some crazy desire to try my hand at paper engineering in three dimensions, a few weeks ago I decided to make Halloween costumes for Boris and myself. The idea was somewhat driven by a commercial project that came my way and would involve making life-sized props from paper. Just the thought of working […]

29 Oct

SubmiT Vancouver 2012

One of my paper cut designs has been reproduced as limited edition t-shirts and prints for an awesome event coming up this week called, SubmiT Vancouver. This is an annual fundraiser in support of Imagine1Day and their mission for primary education in Ethiopia. I am one of the ten local artists whose work will be […]

26 Oct

Irving Harper: Paper Is A Versatile Medium

Irving Harper is a well-known industrial designer, and a design director at Herman Miller agency. For the past fifty years he’s been creating paper sculptures in his spare time as a way to relieve stress. This video gives a tour through his home and shares the amazing variety of work he’s created from paper. It’s […]

22 Oct

Juxtaposer Concept Art

Juxtaposer is a masking application available on the iPhone that allows you to combine multiple images into a creative photo montage. Pocketpixels, the makers of the app, recently commissioned me to create new work as examples to inspire users and showcase the app’s abilities. I came up with three concepts, each made from combining two […]

18 Oct

Cut Paper: The Ripple Effect

A last minute call for artists came my way at the end of last week, requesting work on a theme of The Circle for an upcoming show. I didn’t have any existing work available that would be a good fit, but I started having all sorts of ideas about creating circular paper cut work. I’m […]

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