Category: Paper

13 Jan

2019 Year End Review In Twelve Photos

I usually put together my year end review in the final days of the year but blogging hasn’t been much of priority over the past few months, and I let it go. Better late than never though. I’ve continued to struggle with the same issues as the past two years, not feeling like I was […]

04 Dec

First Saturday Open Studios – Dec 7 2019

If you were unable to make it to my studio for the Eastside Culture Crawl last month, here’s another opportunity to come by. I’ll be participating in First Saturday Open Studios this Saturday December 7th, noon to 5pm. Visit me along with my talented studio mate, Michelle Sirois Silver, at 1610 Clark Drive, Unit 201. I have beautiful new large-scale […]

26 Aug

31 Days of Paper Play

In July I worked on a new daily project called, 31 Days of Paper Play. I felt I needed time to explore and experiment with new techniques, and this was my way to make it happen. I referenced multiple books on paper techniques from my personal library to generate ideas each day. Daily projects work […]

15 May

A Beautiful Cascade of Paper

“Cascade ” is one of the two pieces I created for the exhibition, On The Same Page: Transforming Paper on now at Cityscape Community Art Space in North Vancouver. I shared the tiny prototype of this a few months back, but not the finished piece. Until now. The piece is made from nine layers of hand-cut […]

24 Apr

Making Waves in Layers

Over the past few months I’ve been working on experimenting with taking the work in a new direction involving layered pieces of cut paper. I’ve wanted to explore this idea for awhile but couldn’t quite get my head around how, until recently. I’ve been working with Yupo paper for these pieces, starting with the small […]

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