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Sea States Exhibition and Workshop in Italy

February 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Sea States Exhibition and Workshop in Italy

First Felt 2017

January 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|4 Comments

First Felt 2016

First Felt…What will your first project be to begin your creative practice in 2016?

On the first day of the year I try to include some small aspect of all the activities and attitudes that I want to bring into the new year.  It’s also a wonderful way to approach the first creative project for the […]

January 2nd, 2016|Uncategorized|3 Comments

Making Prefelt

Making your own prefelts is so easy- and opens up so many opportunities for playing with colors, fibers and textures. Try using two or three different colors in layers; using wool for one layer and then another fiber like alpaca or angora for the next; or making nuno prefelt with a layer of wool and […]

October 3rd, 2015|Uncategorized|3 Comments

Sea States

Recently, I heard blue water sailors discussing sea states. I was intrigued by the term and investigated the Beaufort scale. I love the idea of the sea having a recognized state of being. Water movements, air movements and waves in varying degrees of calm and violence. A beautiful and ancient metaphor for our psychological states, […]

August 17th, 2015|Uncategorized|12 Comments

SHIFT Exhibition Catalogue

Yesterday saw the close of the SHIFT exhibition in North Vancouver.  The physical show is all packed up and back in our studios today, but all of the work can now be viewed in an exhibition catalogue. The catalogue can be viewed online here, and also purchased as a print softcover book. Here’s a preview….

August 10th, 2015|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Propagation: a SHIFT dress

In the creation of Propagation,  I build up layers of strata using my shadow felting techniques. This layering adds visual depth, emphasized by the dark line crevices. Cracks in our soil that allow for opportunity. Seed forms rise up above the surface, each with their own colour, pattern and potentiality. Repeating, but never the same. […]

August 3rd, 2015|Uncategorized|3 Comments