Reconfiguring and building an Algal Bloom wall installation The additional forms will be comprised of Aulacantha scolymantha (my version of). Image link from Plankton Chronicles photo, Noé et Christian Sardet An amazing, informative website, episodes- go there NOW. Andrei purchased the book for me last weekend at Type, and I didn’t make the connection between the book and… Continue reading Aulacantha scolymantha: Chroniques du plancton
After a couple days in the kiln/annealer with me adding glass to the bird in between, and the form wanting to pull away from the mould, I decided it was finished. The following images are not, by any means, professional, well-lit or anything like that. They just serve as documentation for now, and a quick… Continue reading Odin’s raven(s) pt tveir
Taken from Wiki: In Norse mythology, Huginn (from Old Norse “thought”) and Muninn (Old Norse “memory” or “mind”) are a pair of ravens that fly all over the world, Miðgarðr, and bring information to the god Odin. Huginn and Muninn are attested in the Poetic Edda, compiled in the 13th century from earlier traditional sources: the Prose Edda and Heimskringla, written in the 13th century by Snorri Sturluson; in the Third Grammatical Treatise,… Continue reading Odin’s ravens: Huginn & Muninn
Welcome back. I thought I would include information (on visiting Iceland) given to me by others, as well as experienced first hand, by yours truly. Here it is! You can do so much in Iceland in a very short period of time. Driving along the south coast from Reykjavik to Höfn, “way” on the other side,… Continue reading more about the land of Fire & Ice
Hey there! So I have added a new PAGE to my blog menu; Iceland. Where I intend to share info I’ve gathered from my travels there. I will also, from time to time share that info in a post, just so’s ya’ll see it. 😉 Plus, this September I am traveling back and visiting the… Continue reading Iceland in 7 days
Sick at home with the flu and after a day or two I grow very bored. Reading and binge watching various books and downloaded tv shows/netflix, I want to be at my studio working with my hands! So I’ve been taking part in the Toronto Etsy Street Team’s #webetest Instagram challenge. The gif above is… Continue reading It’s only with the heart that one can see clearly…
Art is hard because you have to keep at it so consistently.
Everyday at the studio since January 10th people ask me, “…were you a fan of Bowie?” “…did Bowie influence/inspire you as an artist?” For reference sake- I was 13 years old when I bought my first Bowie album. 1980 and it was Scary Monsters & Super Creeps. One of my favourite songs on this album… Continue reading …it’ll be alright.
Something happened on the day he died. Spirit rose a meter, and then stepped aside…Shedding tears throughout his exhibit at the AGO. Shedding smiles, and skin throughout the years listening to his music. His words. It is a rarity to live during a time of such creative force, outpouring. Conjuring. I feel like one of… Continue reading how many people lie instead of talking tall?