Diem Chau and her magical carving skills.

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“Chau’s current work drifts into new territory by exploring the periphery of the narrative, moments forgotten and faded, or too brief to retain.”

Diem Chau creates beautiful works of art through detailed carvings in crayons and pencils. I find her work to be so sweet and playful, I just want her to make more. Her most recent work is the Northwest Natives alphabet set, which is going to be exhibited at G.Gibson Gallery in Seattle. “Since the show is in the Pacific Northwest I thought I’d make a tribute to my neck of the woods. Every letter is paired with species that is native to the PNW (Pacific Northwest).”  To see more of her work you can visit her blog or her website.







N is for Northern Spotted Owl


I is for Iris


C is for Cougar


E is for Elk


W is for Wolf Eel


O is for Otter


R is for Rhododendron (a pretty purple plant)


K is for Killer Whale

Via: Uppercase Magazine


Published by Ross

Ross grew up on the wrong side of the Jukskei. He studied at Vega and was awarded the Top Student prize at his graduation. After working as a freelancer for four years, he founded Nicework with Ben Vorster. He has a penchant for Scandinavian wood furniture and really nice shirts. He is open to bribery- all iPads are welcome. He also likes chocolate cake and is happily married.

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