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99 and Done

My #99DayProject is now complete. I finished the last square ahead, so you can have an advance peek at tomorrow’s square.

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Friday Night Flicks: This Quickening by Stephanie McCollough

The featured artist’s book this week contains three pop-ups. They are unusual for two reasons: they are constructed from pieces of tracing paper painted with gouache, and they are abstract illustrations of poems. From the webpage: For this pop-up artist … Continue reading

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More of the #99DayProject and a Sneak Peak

I am getting very close to the end of my #99DayProject with only eight days left after today. Here are this week’s squares.

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Friday Night Flicks: Great Wall by Shirley Sharoff

The flicks for August will all show artists’ books. I selected The Great Wall by Shirley Sharoff to start as I thought the structure* fit with the theme of this month’s Instagram challenge: #AreYouBookEnough_Winding.     The flick doesn’t really … Continue reading

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Fifteen Days Left

I have come another week closer to finishing my #99DayProject, with 84 days completed. Here are this week’s squares.

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Getting Closer to Day 99

My #99DayProject continues, as does summer, though the temperatures have returned to closer to normal which feels downright cold by comparison to what we have been experiencing.  Here are the seven squares I created this past week. Day 71: grass … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Kevin O’Rourke

This week’s flick shows the production of another giant print, this time an 8 x 12 ft/244 x 366 cm linoleum block print. O’Rourke created some clever solutions so that he could print without a press large enough for the … Continue reading

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Week 10 of my #99DayProject and a bit about gradients

Ten weeks into my 99 day project I am still enjoying the challenge of coming up with a new design daily. The one below is for today and was inspired by the setting first quarter moon seen through smoke haze. … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Emma Stibbon

Today’s flick, produced by Cristea Roberts Gallery, shows part of the printing of Caldera Overlook by Emma Stibbon. The four-panel print was done in an edition of 10 and measures a stunning 214 x 372 cm/84.25 x 146.5 in. In … Continue reading

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A Little Game for Hot or Wet Weather

While Covid restrictions are easing in lots of places, many people are still staying inside because of the weather — either too hot or too wet to spend time outdoors. It seems appropriate to post a little two-player game this … Continue reading

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