Category: Altered Books

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 […]

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 […]

18 May

Featured in Uppercase Magazine

After many years of submitting my work to Uppercase Magazine I finally had something accepted into issue 29. It features lots of beautiful paper and book work, and there I am on page 60! I’ve been hunting around the local shops in Vancouver on the look out for this issue, and was happy to get […]

17 Nov

Many Paws. An Altered Book About the Years of Change

Menopause is one of those things you don’t hear much about (or think about) until you’re over forty or have friends in their late forties and early fifties. If you’re a man, I’m sure you hear nothing about it at all. Last year a few of my friends were going through menopause and suddenly I […]

24 Sep

Student Work From the Altered Book Workshop

I taught a new group of people how to transform old books into art at Hot Art Wet City this past weekend. It’s always an interesting exercise for me to take all the things I’ve taught myself about the process of making altered books and pass it on to other people. From there they take […]

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