Category Archives: typography

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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Mechanical Month

I am having difficulty deciding about the next piece for my solo exhibition, so I have been concentrating on my contribution to #areyoubookenough_machine instead. The iris is completed and ready for inserting in the front of an as yet un-built … 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: Making Faces

Tonight’s flick is a trailer, a little taste of a longer film called Making Faces: Metal Type in the 21st Century. The trailer shows Canadian  graphic artist and type designer Jim Rimmer engaged in some of the processes involved in … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Offbook: Type

Tonight’s flick is a little longer than usual, but since it is a holiday weekend for many, perhaps you can fit it in. Offbook: Type is from PBS Digital Studios, and features Jonathan Hoefler and Tobias Frere-Jones, Typeface Designers; Paula … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Gastaloops

Tonight’s flick is a mesmerising collection of 100 gifs created by Gasta in one of those self-inflicted internet challenges. From the text on the Vimeo page: Browsing on internet I found a few people that are keeping themselves busy with … Continue reading

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