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    The Pinning Process

    I was thinking as I was pinning this piece that I’ve never really shared this part of my process with you. The drawing and cutting get all the attention. But the pinning is just as important as it turns the cut pieces into the finished […]

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    Japan – random things

    There is so much to see as you wander the streets that it’s hard to not go crazy and take photos of everything.  Here are few shots of some random things.

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    Sofa Chicago

    I will be exhibiting some work at Sofa Chicago again this year, with Flow Gallery.  Click here to find out more about the fair. This year I have made 4 flower pieces.  And here they are. I love paper flowers and really enjoyed making these. […]

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    All framed up and looking lovely

    I thought you might like to see some of my acid etching framed up and looking very lovely. The black framed really set them off nicely. I really like they way they look. What do you think?  

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    Japan – Food

    I’d expected the food to be good in Japan but it far exceeded my expectations. It really was so good.  So many different tastes and flavours, so much fish. I am missing it.  I know that I’ll be back to Japan for the food alone. […]

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    Manila Commission #4 the final one

    This is the 4th and final piece of the commission for Manila. It was great to work on a group of 4 pieces around that were based around a similar theme.  Sometimes you just want to get your teeth into a project and having 4 […]

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    Japan part 2 the signage

    I love a bit of signage and in Japanese even the most mundane sign looks pretty cool to my non Japanese eyes.  Here are a few of my favourite signs.

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    Manila Commission #3

    Here is the 3rd piece of the Manilla Commission.  I think this might be my favourite one of the lot.  It is cut from a National Geographic map of the Philippines.  The connection between the leaves and the birds seems to perfect.  I really love […]

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    Japan – Maison Hermes

    On the Sunday in Tokyo we decided to go and see some art. After consulting the guide book we decided to head over to the Ginza area of Tokyo. Ginza is a shopping area filled with designer shops. Our destination was Maison Hermes, which is on […]

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    Manilla Commission #2

    Here is the second in the 4 pieces I made for the Manila Hotel.  This piece is a flock of Sunbirds.  They’re one of my favourite birds, mainly because they have sun in their name and I love the sun.  They are also very beautiful […]

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