Category Archives: illustration

Birthday Books

It was my birthday this past week. David spread it out from Monday to Saturday. He brought me a huge bouquet of lilacs on Monday that lasted until Friday, then this smaller bunch on Saturday morning. He also gave me … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks : Psalter World Map

Tonight’s flick combines two of my loves: books and maps. The video is from the British Library Learning series on Vimeo.     You might spend a few minutes this weekend admiring some pop-up and movable books —another of my … Continue reading

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More Mechanical Month

I spent more time this week on my piece for the #areyoubookenough_machine challenge. I have lost track 0f how many parts there are in this thing! Every time I reach a new stage I end up making more parts than … Continue reading

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Almost there

The paper quilt version of L is for Lettering is just about finished. I have to sew on the mounts; then the panels for letters A, C, and E can be tucked into place properly and the work will be … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Kia Sue Papercutting

Last week’s video featured the work of Korean artist Na Seo Hwan, who creates woven forms from handmade, handspun paper. Paper cutting is another art form where paper is not just a substrate for other media. Today’s videos feature the … Continue reading

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A Bit of Progress

I have been easing back into working on pieces for Square Dance — my upcoming (September) solo exhibition at the Saskatchewan Craft Council Gallery. G is for Geography has remained on my worktable since late November, while I worked on … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Worker Series #1 Craig Frazier – Illustrator and Storyteller

Tonight’s flick features yet another artist who uses a scalpel as one of his tools: internationally recognized illustrator Craig Frazier. In the video Frazier talks a little about his approach to telling stories.     Do try to spend a … Continue reading

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Moving Menko

It has been a fairly busy week. I finished sorting the two-inch menko, though they will likely be re-sorted in the future for a second piece. Some of the piles are single colour combinations.

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Friday Night Flicks: Papercut: ilustrando con capas de papel – Un curso de José Antonio Roda

Last week’s flick included a book artist who does papercut illustration: Andrea Dezsö. Tonight’s flick features an illustrator, José Antonio Roda, who also works with papercuts. Working under the single name ‘Roda’, his illustrations often appear on non-paper surfaces such … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Off Book: Book Art

In case you didn’t have a chance to check out the PBS Digital Studio channel on Vimeo two weeks ago, tonight’s flick is another in their series on books. This video examines the idea of what a book is through … Continue reading

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