Elly MacKay's Profile

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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 several picture books that I have written and…

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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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theaterclouds
Photographic prints by Elly MacKay

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 several picture books that I have written and illustrated or just illustrated:
Beach Baby, (Laurie Elmquist), Orca, 2016
Maya, (Mahak Jain), Owlkids, 2016
Butterfly Park, Running Press, 2015
Shadow Chasers, Running Press, 2014
Fall Leaves, (Loretta Holland), HMH, 2014
If You Hold A Seed, Running Press, 2013

I have also illustrated covers for the Anne of Green Gables series and Emily series by L. M. Montgomery, published by Penguin Random House
and A Most Magical Girl by Karen Foxlee


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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