Category: Inspiration

07 Jan

An Updated Container of Good Things

In 2018 I started the habit of noting good things down on paper that happened throughout the year and collecting them in a special container. This project is inspired by Elizabeth Gilbert’s Happiness Jar, and it was a much-needed project of looking at the good in what was a difficult year. I opened the container […]

02 Jan

2018: Year End Review In Twelve Photos

It’s my annual year end review of some of the things I made over the course of the previous twelve months. It started off as a difficult year because of the flood, and I only recently realized I spend almost seven months without a dedicated studio. I worked on a lot of small projects, struggled […]

05 Nov

Thirty Days of Handmade

I’ve been sharing a photo series of personal handmade objects collected over the years as a project on Instagram for the month of November. The focus will mostly be items I’ve bought myself rather than things I’ve been gifted, and includes handmade functional items as well as artwork. It’s been interesting to look around the […]

17 Oct

Paper Weight: Works in Paper by Elsa Mora

Elsa Mora is a multi-disciplinary Cuban-America artist and illustrator. I count her amongst my list of favourite artists for her ability to work in every type of material, and for her brilliant and unique craftswomanship with paper. I was thrilled to learn of her show in Eugene Oregon at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art […]

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 […]

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