20 Mar

Work In Progress: Paper Sculpting Sketches

I was inspired by my own paper sculpting workshop in January to begin experimenting with again with incorporating these techniques into my own work. I broke out the colourful paper and past small prototypes from the drawer where they were tucked, and started playing in the studio. I came up with more shapes and played […]

04 Mar

Creative Paper Cutting Techniques Workshop – Postponed!

Edit: This workshop has been postponed until further notice. Registration is now open for the latest intro to paper cutting workshop I’ll be teaching on April 18th at the studio. No previous experience is necessary and all of the materials are included with the cost of the class. In this four hour hands-on workshop I […]

25 Feb

Art & Craft Social – March 2020

Join us for another edition of Art & Craft Social. The event is FREE. All you need to do is bring a small creative project to work on, such as stitching, sketching, crocheting, collage, etc. (You can also come and just be social). The Social provides an opportunity to meet new people, get inspired, and learn […]

19 Feb

Developing Workshops & Teaching

Last month I spent a whole lot of time preparing for workshops and teaching. I’ve been reflecting on whether or not that was a good thing. I’ve never had the desire to be a teacher, but offering classes felt like one of the many things I should do as part of my professional art practise. […]

29 Jan

Optical Illusions and Patterns

Lately in the studio I’ve been taking inspiration from a book on Optical Art that I came across at the library. There is a definite element of optical play in the patterns I create organically and I wanted to figure out how to explore this in more in depth, and with intention. This is the […]

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