six: tea for friends

Here we’ve got three teas for three people. The Sweet Gale was harvested in Temagami and dried on a wicker mat in the autumn sun. The Raspberry Leaf is organic from the Beehive House Garden where I live, and the Nettle Leaf is the first harvest of 2011 from an organic swamp on Vancouver Island,…

five: i will cook food for you

On the other side these tokens say:  “i will cook food for you” I made these tokens as an effort to stimulate supportive community. I was heading down to the Occupy Vancouver site, and anticipated being around many people who i had never met. My intention was to strike up a conversation with folks, talk…

four: US WAR ILLEGAL

Started at the studio and dove into my box of Encyclopedia of Weapons of War. I think I have the full set of 24, or almost the full set anyways. Every time i think about using it i stop because it seems horrible, like dwelling in the ‘wound.’ No one would like what i make…

three: the fellowship of people who make things

Using the famous silver paper/foil, recycled from the offset printing process. I have SO MUCH of this stuff, and it will therefore appear in future posts i expect. Another item of note is the pink streamer from a bicycle tassel. I’ve been saving this for maybe 10 years, but never installed them on any bike,…

two: i am (not) an activist

  Didn’t feel like going to the studio, so i made this drawing while sitting on my bed at home. Working to get started, experimenting with materials i’ve got around: water-colour pencil, pen, oilstick, fingerprint, big question.