All posts by: Rachael

09 Aug

Work In Progress: My Third Tyvek Scroll

In paper cutting news, I started working on my third 7 foot long tyvek scroll in mid-July and it is going very well. I needed a big project to focus on for awhile and this one came to mind. I’ve been saving one last roll of tyvek to create the third in a series of […]

02 Aug

Public Art Murals on The Streets of Seattle

Over the last few years Seattle has been developing their local mural scene just like Vancouver has with our Mural Festival. I came across two new (to me) murals in Belltown and I really like the use of pattern, colour, layers, and the use of stencils. There’s also a brand new section thats been added […]

31 Jul

Cut Up Cut Out at Bellevue Art Museum

I’m back from a short trip to Seattle to visit friends and see art. A highlight of gallery hopping from the past few days was to see an incredible show of cut paper art at the Bellevue Art Museum, titled Cut Up Cut Out. All of the best known artists working with cut paper are […]

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 […]

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