Sara speaks with a (slight) English accent. She refers to herself as Sah-ra, because that’s what her parents named her. She’s lived roughly one-third of her life in the UK, one-third in Canada, and the last three-thirds, ten-tenths, or whatever, in America – where she’ll stay for the remainder of her life, and probably beyond.
About fifteen years ago, Sara put an x-acto blade to an unfinished sketchbook. She liked the silhouettes, the relationship between positive and negative space – still does.
Today, she draws and then cuts, slicing thousands of lines until a story emerges - seeing and planning for what stays versus what falls away. She says things like, “your brain has to think of what remains” (very wise). She’s meticulous and calculated, some might say, downright crazy.
She, like you and I, didn’t realize that people still practiced this tradition. She...
- Joined February 6, 2011