All posts by: Rachael

25 Jul

Making a Beaded Tassel Necklace

Look at this lovely beaded tassel necklace I made over the weekend with my friend Amanda. We’d both been thinking about tassels recently so she decided to host an afternoon of making over the weekend. I think it took about an hour or so from start to finish, and the beading was the most time […]

24 Jul

Creating A Paper Cut Sample for a Workshop

I’ve been invited to teach a two day workshop on paper cutting at an arts festival happening out of town in mid-August. This will be the longest class I’ve taught in years, so I needed to do some planning and prototyping in preparation. The overall project is going to be a multi-layered paper cut shadow […]

19 Jul

The Art of Kristian Adam

My friends and I stopped in to see a show of Kristian Adam’s work in Penticton when we were in the Okanagan a few weeks ago. I love the new series of paintings with ladybugs, especially the ones uses geometric shapes and bright colours. I want to buy them all. View more work on Kristian […]

13 Jul

Whirls Revised with Colour

I originally shared this piece on the blog a couple months ago, and at the time I wasn’t convinced it was finished. It needed something but I wasn’t sure what that was. I’d originally intended to add colour to the piece but was hesitant to do so because I was afraid I would ruin it […]

10 Jul

Tierney Milne’s Happy Cuts

I went to the opening of Tierney Milne’s solo show at Kafka’s Coffee last week, and had a fun time. These are a small selection of two of her paper assemblages, along with two of her laser cut wood pieces. I love how her recognizable style translates so well between materials. Her work makes me […]

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