Category: Paper

15 Dec

The Satisfaction of Finishing a Series of Work

I cut the sixth and final design from screen printed paper last week, and am pretty pleased to see the group of them together. I had them temporarily piled this way as I prepared to put them into storage as I sort out framing. It looked too good not to take a few photos. They […]

08 Dec

Screen Printing and Paper Cutting Part 3

I completed cutting the sixth and final piece in this series earlier this morning, and here I am sharing number three of the six. I realized recently this is the first time in awhile I have explored an idea as thoroughly as this and made a coherent series. I too often jump around from idea […]

08 Nov

Screen Printing and Paper Cutting Part 2

The series of designs cut from screen printed paper has continued with further iterations of the intertwining curved lines. This is the second in what will be a series of six, and then I run out of this paper. I’m already thinking about how to have more colourful screen printed paper made for me. I’ve […]

20 Oct

Screen Printing and Paper Cutting

During my artist residency at The Leeway a few years ago I had the opportunity to learn how to screen print, using my cut paper designs as printing stencils. I printed a pile of drawing paper with colours intending to eventually turn these into cut paper pieces. I finally pulled them out two weeks ago […]

13 Oct

Work In Progress: Repetition and Pattern in Blue

For one of the recent proposals I started roughing out an idea for an installation inspired by this classic Japanese textile pattern of repeating scalloped shapes. The version I started with looks dramatically different than the rest of the work in progress I am sharing here, but it was a rough prototype. I chose five […]

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