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About artist and illustrator

I'm a textile artist, resourceful and excited about making things. Dog walks with my pooch "Charlie" is inspiring and an opportunity to develop ideas from nature and people whom we meet on our strolls. There is a story behind my art making, it's in the series, I don't make just one but many from the same idea, but! not one will look like the other, each piece of art is "one-of-a-kind".

Turning on Spring from the inside

I can’t wait…. So it seems, the season Spring has come into my studio, it helps with the quiet atmosphere of my world. Renewal –  Hope  – Life – it’s coming. When I started the project of lino carvings with … Continue reading

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Flowers are Sunshine on a cloudy day

Last week, my friend Sarah surprised me with a lovely flower arrangement from her favourite florist. This Yellow arrangement became the centre of attention in my art studio over the grey, snowy weekend here in Calgary. I made a few … Continue reading

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Spring is here……

well almost. I am preparing for a few exhibitions and these deadlines always stimulate my creativity. I have created a few new linocut birds and I’m marbling fabric, both of these mediums and materials will be used together for the … Continue reading

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IN A JAR

I didn’t realize how much I love to collect, until I met my new friend Llewellyn the star of a beautiful book by Deborah Marcero, titled “IN A JAR”. Llewellyn goes for walks and collects beautiful pieces of nature, he … Continue reading

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Guest Interview: Susan Fae, Artist, Part Four — Sue Todd Illustration

Question Number 4: Women have historically expressed their creativity through the domestic arts. Is there a feminist motivation to your use of textiles as a medium or does it connect you to our sisters from the past? Susan Fae: This … Continue reading

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Guest interview; Sue Todd Illustrator – IV

Sue Todd Illustrator – Part IV of IV Hey! Congratulations Sue Todd, you’ve been noticed as one of the 20 exciting illustrators to follow in 2020 Q/SF           It has been wonderful getting to know you Sue, … Continue reading

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Guest Interview: Susan Fae, Artist, Part Three of Four — Sue Todd Illustration

Question Number 3: Your textile bird sculptures are wonderfully naïve, yet they represent the subject quite accurately through expression, texture and colour. Each bird has a character of its own and I am curious about your process. How do you … Continue reading

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Guest interview; Sue Todd, Illustrator

Connecting with Sue Todd                        Part III of IV Q/SF             I love your idea of creating a combination of hand cut lino with a digitised … Continue reading

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Guest Interview: Susan Fae, Artist, Part Two of Four

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Question Number 2: How does your love of nature and animals inform your art? Does your work with airport therapy dogs influence your creative expression, and could you tell us a little about it?…

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Guest Interview: Sue Todd, Illustrator

Part II of IV An interview with Sue Todd, Illustrator Q/SF          Sue Todd, you have illustrated for publishers and writers, even for Spin Master Games!, are there times when you make art just for yourself? If so … Continue reading

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