Category Archives: illustration

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: Love Is Making Its Way Back Home

Continuing the theme of paper cutting (after segueing into stop motion animation), I am re-posting this Josh Ritter music video that I first shared in 2014. There were a lot of people involved in this: Director : Erez Horovitz Concept … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Anne Rosat

This week’s flick takes a look at another traditional form of paper cutting through the work of Swiss artist Anne Rosat.     You might want to try your hand at cutting  and gluing a little picture this weekend.

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Another week of cutting little squares, and some other things

We are waiting for rain, which influenced the square for today in my #99dayproject.

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Friday Night Flicks: Christine Kim

Today’s artist, Christine Kim, combines her elegant drawings with both hand- and machine-cut paper designs.     This weekend might be a good time to check out Kim’s website. If you like Kim’s work and have a few minutes to … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Hiromi Moneyhun

This week’s flick features the papercut artistry of Hiromi Moneyhun. While her work is in a more traditional vein than the three-dimensional work of Cat Lamora shown last week’s video, it is in a distinctive personal style.     You … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Komagata Katsumi

If you are looking for new creative approaches to use in artist’s books, you might do well to check out the children’s book section of your local library or bookstore. Many of the artist’s books created by Bruno Munari are … Continue reading

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The Final Box (and a gift of flowers)

I finished the final prototype for the blue boxes this week. (In the box industry it’s called a Reverse Tuck End with friction fit tabs.) I designed it with the flaps on the sides of the lid because the box … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: “TX-83” Timothy C. Ely

Tonight’s flick is an in-depth look at TX-83, a work by one of my favourite book artists, Timothy C. Ely.     I would recommend spending ten minutes of your weekend watching another short film  by Protonik. The video includes … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Lynne Chapman

Tonight’s flick —a little longer than I usually post— comes from the Open College for the Arts, and features Lynne Chapman talking about becoming an illustrator. If you are thinking about becoming an illustrator there are lots of useful tips. … Continue reading

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