Category: Paper

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 […]

25 Feb

A Beautiful Prototype

This year I’ve returned to an important part of my process that I hadn’t been utilizing as much over the past year or two. I’ve been starting a new piece by first making a prototype of the idea. My approach with this one was to scale way down from the size I wanted to do […]

18 Feb

Pattern Remix with Printing & Cutting

I’ve had the finished paper cut print hanging on my studio wall since I finished it a few weeks ago. I go back and forth as to whether or not I like the end results. I did the piece as a quick experiment (as quick as one can be when printing and cutting a large […]

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