Yesterday I prepped some knit jersey for a Tshirt workshop I’m taking at Toronto’s very own Workroom. However, first I had to locate some bleach out paste. One local supplier was out and seemingly too busy to go into their back room to grab me a jar .. Luckily though for Kid Icarus who saved… Continue reading T-shirt workshop
I love my Personal Bike. So, I’ve decided to pimp my ride. A couple of weeks ago I ordered some Marathon Plus tires. Actually I only need to replace my rear tire but the bike shop only had one in stock at the time so I had them replace my flat with the Marathon Plus… Continue reading My very own Personal Bike.
April ‘Talk back’ Topic: How do you view the topic of “copying”? This is a heavy topic for many artists, designers, crafters, makers, etc. People want to view themselves as original individuals only to step outside and find everyone wearing the same boots and scarf! I want to share some of my views as a… Continue reading mimicry in the biological world or how good artists copy, great artists steal!
Well, unfortunately these little guys were due January 31st. Good news is they are somewhere on land or air on their way to the USA. 🙂 hope they find happy new homes. These sea or space pawns were cast from a design I created in 2003. Kind of my view of a future relic pacman… Continue reading Space pawn(s)
I will be offering new workshops and courses this summer at nanopod: Hybrid Studio. Metal 2: Strengthen your sawing, forming, and soldering skillz. Metal + Glass 2: Work with precious metal clay, bronze and copper clay, glass clay. Casting.. (shhh, it’s still a secret and in development) Flameworking 1 & 2 Check the website for… Continue reading Metal on Metal!
I intend to keep a daily diary-journal of my (mis)adventures abroad this summer. 😉 I think the Penland-Corning weeks will be interesting.. I received a work-study scholarship from Penland and a full scholarship from Corning (Museum of Glass). Penland- I am arriving earlier then other people (well, me and about twenty others) to work in… Continue reading Toronto-Manhattan (Brooklyn) -Asheville-Manhattan-Corning-Manhattan-Toronto
While responding to a friend’s posting earlier today I noticed these amazing photos on her FB wall. Photographs by Robin Lasser and Adrienne Pao, they just blew me away! Dress Tents: Nomadic Wearable Architecture …now, how to convince the artists to create a nanotopian inspired dress tent por moi…? 😉
April is Earth month (though we think every month is!) nanopod: Hybrid Studio is a Friend of Live Earth- to take part in Earth month and Earth Day celebrations, outreach, and education nanopod will be hosting Garbage Art workshops at the Ontario Science Centre. What is Live Earth? Founded by Emmy-winning producer Kevin Wall, in… Continue reading Friends of Live Earth – Garbage Art: Creative Science
“The first metazoa living in permanently anoxic conditions.” By Roberto Danovaro, Antonio Dell’Anno, Antonio Pusceddu, Cristina Gambi, Iben Heiner and Reinhardt Mobjerg Kristensen. BMC Biology, Vol. 8 No. 32, April 6, 2010.