Category: Process

01 Aug

Work In Progress: Re-Working an old paper cut piece

I think I initially created this piece of work two years ago, and I’ve never been completely satisfied with it. I made it with two separate cut layers, and it didn’t quite work. I decided it was time to take it apart and do something more to it. I drew a third concentric circle (that […]

25 Jul

Deconstructed Screen Printing

My friend Michelle Sirois Silver very generously hosted a small group of artists in her studio last week to do a quick workshop on deconstructed screen printing. It’s similar to regular screen printing but we made our screens by placing textured surfaces under the screen and then coating the screen until fully saturated with ink. […]

20 Jun

Wearable Paper Art in Blue

Last week felt productive in the studio when I finally finished two of the three wearable art pieces. I cut the remaining blue flower bits and figured out how to bring it all together into a necklace using wire, beads, and a pre-made metal neck-sized ring that I found at DeSerres. I could have done […]

15 Jun

Commissions: Paper Cut J

It’s been ages since I last took on a commission, or made a custom paper cut letter. Last week a client reached out through Etsy to inquire about having a letter cut and sent in a short turn around time to the UK. I loved making this J as it was a lovely shape to […]

08 Jun

Blue Bits and Pretty Scraps

This week I’ve switched projects again and I’m back working on paper wearable number two, or is it three?! There are definitely three of these on the go, but I think I originally started this second, and the red one first. I still need to go back to that first paper wearable and get it […]

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