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 […]

04 Feb

Introducing The Heart Enamel Pin

I am pleased to share the heart enamel pin I designed, based upon one of my cut paper pieces. Producing these has been on my goal list for over a year, and it feels like there were many obstacles in the way to making it happen, but I finally did it. The pins are hard […]

25 Jan

Pattern Mixing with Printmaking and Paper-Cutting

In some ways I feel like 2019 is a bit of a do-over for all the things I’d planned to do in 2018 that got washed away by the flood. Printmaking was high on the list of goals last year that was no longer possible without a studio to experiment in. I kicked off my […]

14 Jan

A Beautiful Side Table Reborn

I thrifted this side table all the way back in June 2012 from an interesting furniture store no longer in business on The Drive. I was walking past the shop and the table was sitting outside with a note on it asking who would be the one to make it beautiful again. At a $15 […]

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