Category Archives: Design

Byopia Press Advent Calendar 2022: The Index

In the hope that this will make it easier for you to find things that you remember seeing in this year’s Advent Calendar, here is an Index. Clicking on the title will take you to the post. ***** Byopia Press … Continue reading

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Byopia Press Advent Calendar 2022: Day Eighteen and An Asterisk Snowflake

This snowflake structure was an accidental discovery made while I was making the Asterisk Garland. Here’s the very first iteration.

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Byopia Press Advent Calendar 2022: Day Sixteen and Squares with Circles

It’s the sixteenth day of Advent 2022 and time for another set of polyhedra!

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Using The Geometry Skills I Learned In High School

I spent a significant part of the past week calculating angles for Advent projects. Some were more obvious than others.

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Goodies in the Mail

The high point of this week was receiving a parcel from Ed Hutchins. Look what I got!

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And repeat …

I did get a little more work done on A Month of Sun Days this week, though not nearly as much as I had planned.

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Bad News and Good News

I did not start my new series A Month of Sundays this week as I had planned because I ended up dealing with other things, so I am starting this post with the same cheerful picture I used for my … Continue reading

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Planning Paper Projects

I experimented with a new modular shape this week: a square with circles at the corners. Here they are used to build the same polyhedron I showed you how to make last week.

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A Slide-together Rose Kusudama

Both the recent projects posted here were books —The Orihime Binding with a Drumleaf Variation, Part One and Part Two, and The Language of Flowers (a little drumleaf binding). It’s time for a different sort of paper project, though still … Continue reading

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The 99 Dreams of Euclid’s Wife

The first of June marked the beginning of my 99 day project for 2022. I have, in fact, been working on this for some time. The series of ‘drawings’ —archival pigment prints with additional coloured pencil— is called The 99 … Continue reading

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