Category Archives: typography

More Slow Progress

The weather cooled off, but I didn’t speed up. I have started playing with the final layout for Nurture, not Nature though.

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Inheritance/Nurture, not Nature

I’ve been working on two new pieces this week involving a combination of printed panels and folded two-part menko. Some of the papers I am using are my hand made ones. The coloured one above contains asparagus fibre and delphinium … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Asterisk

Tonight’s flick is the last in the recent series of videos selected with the theme of typography/lettering, and it isn’t really a flick at all. Asterisk is an interactive digital artist’s book by Julia Hou, created in 2019. To open … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Kinetic Typography/Dev Valladares

Another student piece of animated typography, Dev Valladares’ video presents a palindromic poem by Jonathan Reed.     It might be fun to try creating a palindrome this weekend. You could try a word, or a sentence, or even a … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Kinetic Typography/Aitor Canto

This week’s flick by Aitor Canto demonstrates effective use of type in motion.     The music is uncredited, but I tracked it back to Tim McMorris. If you need something to get you moving this weekend, try watching his … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Thread Typography

Traditional methods of lettering have long interested me, but I also enjoy creative alternatives when I come across them. Tonight’s flick by Pramodchavan shows an artist creating decorative letter forms with string and ink and paper.     This weekend … Continue reading

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Rescheduled

Monday was the deadline for sending in a List of Works for my September exhibition Square Dance. I also had to provide three high resolution images, a Short Biography, and a longer Artist’s Statement. I spent a good part of … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Cooper Black

I thought it was time to post another round of typography videos so I’ll start with Alex Killian’s flick, Cooper Black, made as a project for a Visual Journalism class.     Killian’s flick is really just a teaser because … Continue reading

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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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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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