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Friday Night Flicks: puppydust AKA Kim Taylor

Tonight’s flick continues the month’s astronomy theme. Here is a bit of background from animator Kim Taylor: A journey across the stars and heavens through antiquated astronomical diagrams. I unearthed some dusty old scientific textbooks in my father’s attic, and … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: The Galaxy Song (reprise)

This week saw the celebration of the first “official” celebration of Matariki in New Zealand, and July 7 next week marks the earliest Tanabata celebrations in Japan, so it seems like a good excuse to share my favourite song about … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Ukrainian Dream

For a change, today’s flick is an animation. The video editing is by Yuri Shobya and the traditional folk song is performed by Illaria.     The fact that the animation is unfinished is made more poignant by current events. … Continue reading

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Parcels in the Mail

It has been a good couple of weeks for parcels in the mail. Both packages had been in transit for a considerable period but arrived intact. First I got my Kickstarter reward for supporting the production of Su Blackwell’s Into … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: The Lemon Tree/Paul Johnson

While this was already posted to the Book_Arts-L, I thought it worth repeating. From Ed Hutchins: Every two years the Movable Book Society recognizes the top accomplishment in movable artist books. Because the 2020 conference was canceled due to the … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Ylläs New Year’s Eve

Today’s flick is a quiet portrayal of a New year’s Eve gathering in Ylläs, Finnish Lapland shot by photographer/filmmaker Teodor Aittokallio.     Another view of New Year’s Eve from Liz Climo:   With all my best wishes for a … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Torill Kove

I have posted the second of today’s flicks once before —in a different pairing— but thought it was worth re-visiting. Both animations are from the National Film Board of Canada and were created by Torill Kove, director of the Academy … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Extreme Sheep LED Art

While not a Christmas video, tonight’s flick does have shepherds, and flocks by night. We took to the hills of Wales armed to the teeth with sheep, LEDs and a camera, to create a huge amazing LED display. Of sorts. … Continue reading

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Byopia Press Advent Calendar 2021: Day Six and Interlocked Double Accordions

The picture below isn’t a book, but it is one of the things you can make from interlocked accordions. The double lantern below was made with tinted vellum. This is suitable for electric candles only!

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Friday Night Flicks: Unexpected Guest

I love the John Lewis Christmas ads. They pull all the emotional strings and do it expertly, but ’tis the season for heart-warming and endearing little stories after all.     If you are shopping for gifts this weekend, remember … Continue reading

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