I don’t need to worry about tomorrow, all the work I need is what’s at hand.

I don’t need to worry about tomorrow, all the work I need is what’s at hand.

As summer comes to an end, I find myself both super stoked and pretty anxious about September. My university email account is becoming more active (I have like 12 emails in my inbox, guys!) and orientation is less than a week away. I see my free time vanishing before my eyes and it truly brings on a state of panic – how do I make the most of every spare moment before it’s all full of reading, writing and emotional…

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The inaugural post where I talk about school for the first time.

The inaugural post where I talk about school for the first time.

It’s been five years since I was last in school. Five years since I spent hours highlighting articles I only barely understood. Five years since I was sitting in seminars talking about those same articles I barely understood. Five years since I frantically wrote papers about my work (which I also only barely understood). That’s the thing about art school, especially at the graduate level: I barely understood a thing but I think that was the whole point. You need…

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Yarn Painting in the Rain.

Yarn Painting in the Rain.

Yesterday was a bit extreme thanks to some wicked weather that rolled through the neighbourhood. This month has been pretty brutal for rainfall, a little unusual for Calgary, and we’re all trying to make the best of it while at the same time trying our hardest not to get completely drenched. I’ve been caught in the rain at least three times in the past two weeks while riding my bike home and it hasn’t been pleasant – we’re talking heavy,…

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The Impulsive Dyer

The Impulsive Dyer

I’ve been teaching the Yarn Painting Workshop at Stash for a couple of years now and it still has to be one of the most inspiring classes I get to teach. It’s not a heavy duty/technical kind of dye workshop, it’s more like playtime for the impulsive dyer. Really, it’s a gateway drug to yet another hobby that will continue to make your home messy and your stash full and your heart happy. The yarn painting we do is predominantly with…

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