This is one panel of my entry for the 2016 NeuroCentricArts competition at the University of Toronto, titled “Room with a View”. Technique-wise, the work probably moves more towards mixed-media. Elements of the panels make use of fabric appliqué, iron-on transfers, and – this was really fun – block prints made of stamps carved from soft rubber blocks.
NCA was an art exhibit on 29 April 2016 and artwork featured themes related to the neuron, the brain and the mind. It was a
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So I’m working on the concept for a neuro-inspired art piece for an upcoming exhibit. Wanted to move towards a vignette on fabric this time, and there will too many details for appliqué (yes, even for me). Some elements are going to repeat, so I decided to explore creating stamps on fabric. After seeing Continue reading Stamp Carving: Flea, Fly, Flo, Mosquito!
Here is the draft of our family’s design for our street’s Advent-inspired fundraiser DailyFlag for Daily Bread this December. It’s titled “Drink. Up. Your. Soup!”. Not that the subject in question appears to need any urging.
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Wow, December flew by! Busy month at work and of course, with the holiday season. The raccoon flag went up as scheduled on the 4th of December. Here it is, flying high in support of “DailyFlag for Daily Bread” fundraiser. In this blog, I talk about the final touches that went into the flag. Continue reading Appliqué Raccoon Flag – III
This project certainly wins the medal for being the one longest deferred – almost two years! I had started it in mid 2012, before I had much experience with embroidery. The idea was to embroider a pillowcase with a sweet Japanese haiku. In this case, I had selected
Under the moonlit sakura
A butterfly dances
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