Category: Experimentation

05 Oct

Paper Cut Heart Translated to Wood

I did my final laser cutting session of the Tool for Women residency at MakerLabs last Friday, and reproduced this lovely heart design as a laser cut from bamboo ply. The original paper cut is below so you can see how well they match. It was probably one of the easier ones for me to […]

26 Sep

Translating Interdimentional Loops From Paper to Wood

In my latest session with the laser cutter at Maker Labs last week I used the time to cut a more complicated design. The piece is based on a drawing I did over the summer (as part of the daily drawings on circles) and spent a considerable amount of time carefully tracing it in illustrator. […]

12 Sep

Testing Materials During The Tools for Women Residency at MakerLabs

I hit the ground running in early August, just a few days after I returned from our two month sabbatical I started a two month artist residency at MakerLabs. The Tools for Women residency is a new offering they started this year to encourage and foster more women to use the space. There are cohorts […]

31 Aug

Mobile Studio: Daily Drawings in Four, Part Four

A compilation of two months of daily drawings on circles, created in sets of four. It’s so gratifying to see all sixty of them together. Previous posts about Daily Drawings in Four – Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 A post shared by Rachael Ashe – Paper Artist (@rachael_ashe) on Aug 1, 2018 at 7:07am […]

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 […]

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