Category: Paper

02 Dec

Christmas Making in Paper

This week the Christmas-related making came into play when I decided to make a second advent calendar for our home. The one I made last year wasn’t large enough to accommodate two small gifts in each drawer, so I quickly threw together a simple one using small paper bags and envelopes. I gave each one […]

28 Nov

Etsy Shop Update: Succulents and 3D Paper Art

A update to my Etsy shop has been a long time coming, and now you can find six new pieces of recent work available for purchase. The update includes three framed paper succulents, and three framed pieces from the microcosm series that combine drawing and paper cutting. All of the work is framed and ready […]

25 Nov

Work In Progress: Cutting At Six Times Regular Speed

Every once in awhile I take the time to shoot a hyperlapse of something I am working on. I’ve done this with paper cutting before, as well as drawing and stitching. The latest video I shared last week seemed to connect with a lot more people than usual and it went viral on Instagram, garnering […]

17 Oct

Flight Path / Taking Flight at City Atrium Gallery

Flight Path / Taking Flight is a site specific paper installation I created for a show at the Gladstone Hotel in 2014 (view photos of it here). I am pleased to finally get the opportunity to display it in a local venue at City Atrium gallery in North Vancouver. The full piece is made up of […]

12 Oct

French Knot Embroidery in Paper

My experiments in making french knots on paper the other week led to working on a larger and more elaborate piece that I finished in the studio on Monday. I took many photos of my progress as I worked. The consistency of my French knots has seen a huge improvement from those first tentative test pieces. […]

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