Category: Inspiration

15 Aug

Inspiring Art in Berlin

It’s funny how I can be away from home for two months, which at the time felt like a long time, and then return home and feel like I never left at all. I don’t mean this in a bad way. It’s just that time passes differently when not following a schedule and don’t have […]

31 Jul

A Studio Visit in Dannenberg

Towards the beginning of July, Boris and I visited my friend Nadine at her home near a small town called Dannenberg. She and I met in Vancouver last year when she came by for a studio visit. Nadine is a book designer and works remotely for a Vancouver-based publishing company. She comes to town about […]

17 Jul

Tape Art Convention Exhibition

Boris came across a flyer for a tape art convention in Berlin, which led me their wonderful exhibition, and attending a workshop on the weekend. Tape Art is an artform where the artist uses tape or adhesive vinyl as a drawing/painting tool. From what I could observe from looking at the work on display, any […]

28 Jun

An Inspiring Five Days in Rotterdam

Boris and I have been away from home for a whole month as of today. We’ve mostly been spending our days in Berlin, but we did a five day trip to Rotterdam the other week. I really enjoyed our time there and was relieved by the cooler weather while in The Netherlands. The side trip […]

31 May

Sewing Class at Our Social Fabric

At the end of April I took a four week introductory sewing class at Our Social Fabric to brush up on my machine sewing skills. I bought a new machine shortly after Christmas to replace the crappy one I’d been using from Ikea, and finally got to use it at this class. (It went unused […]

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