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Indigo Dyeing

Today I have a little indigo dyeing going on. I needed a light blue for a piece I have been commissioned to create, a blue to echo the Salish Sea. 120 more words

Canadian Craft


Now that my solo show is officially completed, I can focus my attention on making new art. And my first piece is a commission. As I prepare to make this painting, I have first created a color sketch. 932 more words

Abstract Paintings

Beautiful Monster

I had a great ambition: to create a men’s jacket. But when those sleeves first got sewed in, I realised, I’ve made a monster. A monster I desperately wish to flee from. 230 more words


My adventure with natural dyes

In the research stages of my final major project, I became fascinated with natural dyes and what different plants and flowers I could use to create various colours. 554 more words


Sewing: potholder

In almost any quilting project, it’s always the case that you wind up with one or two or six extra squares. It’s basically a byproduct of mathematics —   373 more words

Art And Design

FMP journal 23

Monday 24/04/17

Today I began by creating another piece in the style of Simon Hantai in my sketchbook.

I used a wide range of different pens and pencils for this one layering the writing up each time. 579 more words