15 Jun

Circles and Triangles Work Their Way Into a New Series

I haven’t been sharing much paper work on the blog in the past couple of weeks but I have been producing quite a bit of new pieces behind the scenes. I started a new series of designs inspired by the first drawing I did in my 30 Days of Drawing Project Sketchbook. I’ve been creating […]

12 Jun

Means of Production at Cityscape Gallery

Means of Production opened at Cityscape Community Art Space in North Vancouver last week. It is a show featuring the work of five textile artists working in weaving, rug hooking, and stitching while exploring the value, meaning, and metaphorical possibilities of of making work by hand in a digital age of increasingly rapid advancement. The […]

09 Jun

Stitching a Formal Sashiko Pattern

When I was in Toronto a few months ago I visited a shop carrying gift items from Japan and came across their stash of sashiko stitching supplies. I bought myself some thread and one of the pieces of cloth with a printed pattern. I decided it would be good practice to try my hand at […]

05 Jun

Bloom: Nikkei High Tea Fundraiser

Nikkei National Museum is pleased to present its ninth annual BLOOM party and silent art auction on Saturday, June 10, 2017. This is the museum’s main fundraiser, to support exhibits and educational programs related to the history and culture of Japanese Canadians. Get your tickets here » I have contributed a framed paper cut piece […]

02 Jun

Thirty Days of Drawing Project – Part 3

A third look inside my 30 Days of Drawing Project sketchbook. This video includes day 22nd to the 31st. I should rename the project to 30 Days of Drawing +1 because there are 31 days in May. You can view the previous videos here and here. A post shared by Paper artist (@rachael_ashe) on May […]

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