05 Mar

Scenes From An Altered Books Workshop with the CBBAG

On Saturday I taught an altered book workshop in partnership with the CBBAG. We had a terrific space in the Creekside Community Centre with large windows giving us a lovely view of the seawall and plenty of natural light. It’s been about three and half years (I think) since I last taught this class because […]

02 Mar

The Conclusion of 28 Days of Hearts

Along with the arrival of the end of February came the conclusion to my daily project of 28 Days of Hearts. It was the best thing I could have done for myself after the unexpected stress and displacement I experienced in January. I loved having this small creative touchstone to look forward to and work […]

19 Feb

Experiments with Scribbles

I’ve wanted to explore looser, less defined shapes with my work after a recent conversation with an art consultant. It got me thinking about making cut paper designs based on scribbles. I started with a few scribbled drawings in a sketchbook to get the idea down on paper. I wanted to see if I could […]

16 Feb

28 Days of Hearts in February

To get myself back on track after the displacement from my studio last month, I decided to work on a daily project in February. I was feeling both drained and depressed, and decided what I needed was a little more love. So I went wth the plan to create one heart a day for the […]

14 Feb

Upcoming Altered Book Workshop with the CBBAG

On March 3rd I will be teaching an altered book workshop in partnership with the Canadian Bookbinders and Book Artists Guild (CBBAG) at Creekside Community Centre. This is a rare opportunity to take this type of workshop with me as I haven’t offered one in over three years. Space is limited so book your spot […]

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