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Blue-1: RAIN

The blue story Chapter 1: part 1: RAIN by Daria Lanz Rain. I’m not sure Elise realises how pertinent this word is for me. The word is loaded with IRONY. I left Vancouver 2 years ago. One of the things that drove me nuts about the place was how much it…

29th June 2016


Blue-8: NATURE

The blue story Chapter 4: part 2: NATURE by Daria Lanz I stumbled in my front door, fresh off the plane after a 2 week hiatus in Japan. I was exhausted—jet-lagged from the 8 hour difference, my body didn’t know what it was supposed to feel anymore. I clumsily pulled…

29th December 2016



The blue story Chapter 5: part 1: FIBONACCI by Daria Lanz Back in high school, Elise and I shared many math classes together. We were pretty good at it, and we actually enjoyed the subject quite a bit. We weren’t shy about this fact either. Anyone who knew us, knew…

2nd January 2017



The blue story Chapter 5: part 2: FIBONACCI by Elise Mullen My guess for daria’s word is… FIBONACCI! Only because Daria and I were big math geeks in highschool… I know super cool. It took me a long time to figure out what I wanted to do with this piece….

2nd January 2017


Yellow-12: RESHAPE

The yellow story Chapter 6: part 2: RESHAPE by Elise Mullen I got a piece of paper with “We were never meant to live in boxes” writing in oil pastel for YELLOW 11. My thought process on this was to think outside the box… haha (super original). I found a picture…

1st March 2017



The blue story Chapter 7: part 1: LANDSCAPE by Daria Lanz London has an amazing skyline. It’s a complete mash-up between the very old, and the new. Earth had me thinking about, well, Earth. And, of course, my place on Earth. I wanted to explore a more positive concept for this…

5th June 2017



The yellow story Chapter 7: part 1: RECONSTRUCT by Elise Mullen “Reconstruct”   After RESHAPE, I was looking for an excuse to use my new SketchBox! SketchBox is a monthly online art supply subscription where you get different materials and a different artist inspiration with each box. My friend and artist Jill…

19th May 2017


Blue-14: HOME

The blue story Chapter 7: part 2: HOME by Elise Mullen My guess for Daria’s Blue 13 is HOME. Daria drew some famous London site with white line work and watercolour negative space. I would love to know how she made this! Daria’s Blue 13 is beautiful and detailed. I assume she drew this…

3rd February 2017


Yellow-14: TRANSPOSE

The yellow story Chapter 7: part 2: TRANSPOSE by Daria Lanz Transpose: VERB 1 Cause (two or more things) to change places with each other: the captions describing the two state flowers were accidentally transposed. 2 Transfer to a different place or context: the problems of civilization are transposed into a…

8th June 2017



The yellow story Chapter 8: part 1: EVOLUTION by Daria Lanz Evolution: Transpose was making me think about the movement of an object from one state to the next. I chose Evolution as the natural progression in this story, because I feel like it embodies this transformation from one thing into…

16th July 2017