29 May

Workshop: The Basics of Cutting and Sculpting Paper at Opus Art Supplies

I will be teaching two back-to-back sessions on paper cutting and sculpting at Opus Art Supplies Hastings Street location on Wednesday June 7th, 3pm to 4:30pm and then 5pm to 6:30pm. The class is affordably priced at $25 which covers the cost of supplies provided by Opus. To participate you must register by phone or […]

24 May

Thirty Days of Drawing Project – Part 2

Here is a second look inside my Paper-oh sketchbook and the 30 day drawing project I started on May 1st. This video includes work from May 9th through to May 21st. A post shared by Paper artist (@rachael_ashe) on May 21, 2017 at 5:29pm PDT There were a few days where I struggled to come […]

17 May

Spindle Whorl, The Work of Susan Point

A selection of some of the beautiful work by Susan Point in her exhibition, Spindle Whorl, at the Vancouver Art Gallery. Her design sense is incredible, as is her mastery of many materials and process. The show is a retrospective including many screen prints, and sculptures carved and cast in wood and glass. She is a […]

12 May

Thirty Days of Drawing Project

I decided to begin a thirty day project on the first day of May as a way to get inspired and generate new ideas. I’ve been feeling artistically stale and stagnant lately, and hoped it would be a good way to shake things up. I chose a blank sketchbook as my platform and decided to […]

08 May

Carving Paper Into Whirls

Whirls, is a recently completed piece composed of spirals hand cut from 98lb Canson Mi-Teintes paper. I was inspired by the work I did with the previously shared Cumulus, and wanted to work larger. The long curved shapes that make up each spiral feel like paper carving as I work. It’s an interesting shift in the […]

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