Amanda Jolley

Reflection on pattern and abstraction of the subconscious

Tag: Studio Joy

When its cold, I do fold

My studio proper is a bit chilly in this below freezing weather. I find it a great excuse to spend my time folding tessellations in the warmer zones of our work/live space. The initial step in creating tessellations from paper is to fold a bazillion little creases all over the paper. Then crumple the paper up

And then my heart did swoon

I’ve been playing with origami quite a bit lately. Last weekend was the Origami Play class. We made day lilies, lotus blossoms and cranes. And we all had great success! That Madeline made super tiny cranes and then later did this (her first encaustic painting): Is that not dreamy? Her first painting! And I have just