August 2013

27 Aug

Paper Inspiration: Artists Exploring Three Dimensions in Paper

I’m taking a bit of a break this week, and since I haven’t yet had the chance to document some recent works of my own I’ve decided to share a few interesting pieces by other artists. The theme to my selection is paper sculpture. Valeria Burgoa creates large installation work from tea bags. She has […]

22 Aug

The Great Thank You Giveaway

As a thank you to those who support my art and follow my progress on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Flickr, I’ve decided to do a giveaway contest. I’ve put together a collection of some of the small items I sell on Etsy, and all you have to do to win it is leave a comment […]

20 Aug

The Seeds of Sewing

Over the summer months I’ve gotten into sewing, purely out of a desire to spruce up our apartment. I’ve had a few little projects in mind for ages but until recently I didn’t have my own sewing machine. For home improvement project number one I wanted to make new slip covers for the throw pillows […]

14 Aug

Artist Trades in Paper

A few times a year I arrange to trade work with other artists. It goes something like this: they like my artwork, and I like their artwork and so we work out a deal and make an exchange of work. My most recent trade is with origami artist, Joseph Wu. Over the last few years […]

12 Aug

Circles and Animals: Koi

Not all animals seem to lend themselves to this series but koi certainly do. This is the fifth piece in the on-going Circles and Animals series, and I’ve yet to decide upon the next animal to include. (Previous Circles and Animals: Fox, snail, owl, crow) Unlike the other ones in the series I’ve included two […]

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