08 Jun

Process: Block Printing on Cut Paper

Earlier in May I was putting together a few pieces of small work for Meet the Makers, an event with Crafted Vancouver. I created four scribble pieces in white paper all with two layers each. After I finished cutting the work I decided I wanted them to have colour because I am tired of white […]

31 May

Sewing Class at Our Social Fabric

At the end of April I took a four week introductory sewing class at Our Social Fabric to brush up on my machine sewing skills. I bought a new machine shortly after Christmas to replace the crappy one I’d been using from Ikea, and finally got to use it at this class. (It went unused […]

18 May

CBC Art Minute

This week I was thrilled to finally see the results of a video shoot I did over a year ago for the CBC series Art Minute. Watch it below, and read the blog post here »  Thank you to the team from Anthem Jackson for filming me at work, and including me in the series.

14 May

Crafted Vancouver: Meet the Makers & Crafted Interiors

Crafted Vancouver is a month long celebration of fine craft featuring local and international artisans, which launched their inaugural event earlier in May. There are workshops, talks, tours, showcases, and a wide variety of events which you should check out on their website » I am pleased to be participating in two Crafted Vancouver events, […]

07 May

Making & Printing for Build It Day

Last week I collaborated with my co-worker Rachel Teo (yes, we have the same first name) on a printing project for Build It Day at Steamclock Software. It’s an internal event we’ve started to have every six months to give everyone the opportunity to work on a personal project. Rach and I usually collaborate on […]

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