Monthly Archives: August 2010

100 Mile Basket show

wasp nest paper lamp These are images from the 100 Mile Basket show which opened on Salt Spring Island last night at Artcraft. The show goes until Sept. 27. Go see it. Advertisements

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because

because the beauty of natural materials is unparalleled because the natural world can feed the soul and soothe the mind because all cultures use natural materials in their work because I love nature and find inspiration in the natural world … Continue reading

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Gourds

 A friend and I grew gourds on Salt Spring Island 2 years in a row and we ended up with a great selection.  We had small round gourds, various sizes of vase shapes, and curling rock shapes. After cleaning the … Continue reading

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Other Stuff

These are pieces I have made for shows or in recent workshops. They are experimentations and I was delighted with the results. I want to continue working with techniques for mixed media construction and with form folding techniques in metal.

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Baskets anyone?

My baskets take many forms and are made with anything flexible enough to weave. I use west coast kelp, wire, reed, bark, handmade paper, cedar-harvested and prepared in the traditional manner, and coloured metal strips as well as plant material … Continue reading

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Rociosplaza – Visual Art

Rocio Graham’s blog is one of my favorites http://rociosplaza.blogspot.com/

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Lamps are more than house utilities

Lamps are  one of the items I love creating. The design has developed over the last 8 years and is always changing. wheat + coloured brass/reed + copper willow + cable ties Each lamp is distinct and unique and made … Continue reading

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