Category: Paper

19 Nov

Progress On The Paper Project – Part 2

I’ve been steadily working away on pieces for the pattern design project, and finished these two a few weeks ago. Each design seems to present new learning experiences with interesting surprises along the way. Before I started, I assumed each of these would be relatively simple to cut, and maybe a little boring. But studying […]

29 Oct

Progress on the Pattern Project

It’s a good thing I keep an on-going record of what I am working on with Instagram and my blog because it helps me realize how productive I have been lately. I’d been feeling unproductive, but looking back at my previous entry earlier in October about the pattern project I’d revived, I realized I’d done […]

10 Oct

Restarting An Old Project Exploring Patterns

I recently decided to restart an old project I’d left unfinished from an artist residency at The Leeway Studio a few years back. I created a series of paper cut pieces exploring pattern design which focused on Japanese textiles and Islamic geometric designs. I’ve been thinking about this project for ages and wanted to do […]

01 Aug

Mobile Studio: Daily Drawings in Four, Part 3

My series of daily drawings on 3.5 inch paper circles wrapped up as of yesterday when I finished the sixtieth one. The stack of them measures about 3/4 of an inch high, which is not a lot, but equals two months of sketchbook work capturing ideas. See the previous sets here and here. I’m a […]

13 Jun

Mobile Studio: Daily Drawings in Four

While I am once again away from my regular studio for two months, this time for good reasons, I am working on another daily project. Before leaving home I used a circle punch to make sixty circles with a diameter of 3.5 inches from red, grey, black, and white card stock with the idea I […]

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