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I have always considered myself to be a creative person. Living in Florida I am surrounded by sandy beaches and beautiful blue skies dotted by palm trees, natural inspirations are all around me. Sometimes, when we give ourselves the opportunity to see simple things in a different way, the results can be pretty incredible. I have always been fascinated by paper and the many different types available from all around the globe. That’s one of the things that make my little pieces of art so special…they are created from materials that have been collected from around the world. By mixing these different papers together in interesting ways, I hope to showcase their unique colors, textures and patterns, ultimately creating contemporary pieces of art that are perfect for everyone. The papers can be in pure form, painted or dyed, crumbled, ripped, torn or cut with precision but when all the elements come together each piece of my "expressions in…

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  • Male
  • Born on April 26
  • Joined July 25, 2009

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Paper from all around the globe, Mulberry Paper, Unryu Paper, Amate Bark Paper, Kozo Paper, Washi Paper, Banana Paper, Mango Paper, Rain Tree Leaf Paper, Lokta Paper, watercolor, fabric dyes

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About

I have always considered myself to be a creative person. Living in Florida I am surrounded by sandy beaches and beautiful blue skies dotted by palm trees, natural inspirations are all around me. Sometimes, when we give ourselves the opportunity to see simple things in a different way, the results can be pretty incredible. I have always been fascinated by paper and the many different types available from all around the globe. That’s one of the things that make my little pieces of art so special…they are created from materials that have been collected from around the world. By mixing these different papers together in interesting ways, I hope to showcase their unique colors, textures and patterns, ultimately creating contemporary pieces of art that are perfect for everyone. The papers can be in pure form, painted or dyed, crumbled, ripped, torn or cut with precision but when all the elements come together each piece of my "expressions in paper" is a unique piece of art that can never be duplicated.

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