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Back in Jaipur

I’m back in Jaipur and incredible India. Once India touches your soul, she doesn’t let go. On arrival in India, I spent another week of volunteering at Wildlife SOS. A short tour afterwards included visits to Mathura, Agra, Vrindavan and

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No name travel pouch

I haven’t really decided on a “name” (MaiTribe bag?) for my upcoming most frequent travel companion. So, I’ve decided to just call it No name travel pouch. This Silk Noil travel pouch measures 23.5 cm x 20 cm and has

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Shibori tyeing and stitching with natural dyes

The past month after my return from Vancouver has been a daily pursuit of tackling new skills including Shibori tyeing and stitching with natural dyes. Since the Natural dyes workshop at Maiwa, with Michel Garcia, I have been working on

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Experimenting with Eco printing

For the past couple of months, I have been busy experimenting with eco printing. I have also been making and using natural dyes on silk. Last February’s trip to Gujarat was the springboard for this new direction. I am keen to learn about tie

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Latvian Quilts in Ailsa Craig

Last weekend I drove to see the Latvian Quilts exhibit in Ailsa Craig. A small village in Southern Ontario Ailsa Craig was hosting this show for 6 days. The community of Ailsa Craig welcomed the Latvians by hanging their own

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Time spent in incredible India

My time spent in incredible India was just that! I have recently returned from a 2 month visit. After leaving the cold and stormy skies of Ontario, I arrived in Mumbai to heat and sunshine! During my time in India,

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Lotus plant

My newest painting on paper is entitled “Lotus plant”. In this art work, I focused on filling the sheet of paper, which I rarely do, preferring to incorporate the colour of the paper as part of the piece of art.

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Fabric painting with an airbrush

A new direction for my artwork has finally been realized, that of fabric painting with an airbrush. As a printmaker, for many years I made silkscreen prints, on paper. The primary reason that I switched from silkscreen printing to airbrushing

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My little Pond

My little pond, that I installed in early summer, is very healthy, with a small resident frog and a garter snake, who is always on the lookout for the frogs! The cycle of life is continually changing in my little

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