All posts by: Rachael

19 Mar

31 Days of Scribbles Part 2

The photo below was taken on Friday and shows all of the scribbles piled together that were created to date by that afternoon. It’s the most satisfying part of working on a daily project – seeing the accumulation of finished pieces in a short amount of time. I managed to use up one of the […]

09 Mar

31 Days of Scribbles

I decided to continue working on a daily project after the conclusion of 28 Days of Hearts in February. This time the theme is scribbles, and it’s called 31 Days of Scribbles. I was intending to also explore squiggles and knots for variety but I am sticking with scribbles because they are fascinating and work […]

05 Mar

Scenes From An Altered Books Workshop with the CBBAG

On Saturday I taught an altered book workshop in partnership with the CBBAG. We had a terrific space in the Creekside Community Centre with large windows giving us a lovely view of the seawall and plenty of natural light. It’s been about three and half years (I think) since I last taught this class because […]

02 Mar

The Conclusion of 28 Days of Hearts

Along with the arrival of the end of February came the conclusion to my daily project of 28 Days of Hearts. It was the best thing I could have done for myself after the unexpected stress and displacement I experienced in January. I loved having this small creative touchstone to look forward to and work […]

19 Feb

Experiments with Scribbles

I’ve wanted to explore looser, less defined shapes with my work after a recent conversation with an art consultant. It got me thinking about making cut paper designs based on scribbles. I started with a few scribbled drawings in a sketchbook to get the idea down on paper. I wanted to see if I could […]

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