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Hello!
I was a featured seller on Etsy. Here is my interview (thanks Etsy!):
http://www.etsy.com/blog/en/2011/featured-seller-theater-clouds/

I live in Owen Sound, Ontario, Canada with my husband, Simon and little ones, Lily and Koen. I received my bachelor of fine art from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design.
This is an usual method of making images that evolved from making tunnel books. I make these images by inking yupo paper and cutting it into layers that I set up in a miniature theater, somewhat like a Victorian Paper Theater. I play with the lights and filters to create atmosphere and then photograph the scenes. To see process shots, visit: http://ellymackay.com
I hope you enjoy them.

I have recently begun illustrating children's books…

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  • Female
  • Born on July 5
  • Joined August 5, 2010

Favorite materials

yupo paper, mylar, ink, brushes, scissors, glue, tape, parchment, camera, tripod

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About

Hello!
I was a featured seller on Etsy. Here is my interview (thanks Etsy!):
http://www.etsy.com/blog/en/2011/featured-seller-theater-clouds/

I live in Owen Sound, Ontario, Canada with my husband, Simon and little ones, Lily and Koen. I received my bachelor of fine art from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design.
This is an usual method of making images that evolved from making tunnel books. I make these images by inking yupo paper and cutting it into layers that I set up in a miniature theater, somewhat like a Victorian Paper Theater. I play with the lights and filters to create atmosphere and then photograph the scenes. To see process shots, visit: http://ellymackay.com
I hope you enjoy them.

I have recently begun illustrating children's books published with Running Press. My first book is called - If You Hold A Seed. The Best Gifts will be out shortly. Fall Leaves and Shadow Chasers will be out in 2014.

If you are interested in seeing other works please visit my website, and blog.
www.ellymackay.com
www.ellymackay.wordpress.com

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