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Friday Night Flicks: The Robot Book by Thomas Jackson

I have decided to continue with videos of artists’ books for the month of September. There are so many wonderful books to look at! Thomas Jackson’s book cover has been designed to be perfectly appropriate for his collection of photographs! … Continue reading

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Folding paper can make your brain hurt.

Making a daily square for my #99DayProject leaves me part of each day free. This week I tried my hand at folding origami tessellations. Here’s what I made.

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Friday Night Flicks: Said Dokins

Said Dokins is this week’s featured calligraffiti artist. Dokins is not what one might think of as a ‘street artist’. From his biograpjhy: Although his work is located mainly at the intersection between contemporary art, Street Art, and calligraphy, his … Continue reading

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Last Post for the Year and an Index for the Byopia Press Advent Calendar 2020

Many people will be happy to turn their backs on 2020, but in case you want to re-visit some of the Advent Calendar posts for the year, here’s a handy index. Just click on the title to be re-directed to … Continue reading

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Byopia Press Advent Calendar 2020: Day Seventeen and a Fortune Teller

I must have folded dozens of paper fortune tellers (“cootie catchers”) when I was a child. I have created a number as an adult, and posted this version on November 3, 2019. The asterisk-based designs on the outer layer look … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Nick The Sweep

Some of the larger stores in England have a history of airing special extra-long Christmas promotions. Sainsbury’s is one. Here is their advert from 2019.     When I was a child, we used to get a mandarin orange each … Continue reading

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Byopia Press Advent Calendar 2020: Day Nine and a Tiny Paper Dreydl

This re-post is only a year old, but you may have lost the dreydl you made last year and Chanukah is only a few days away. (The date in the post has been changed to match this year’s calendar.) ***** … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Artisanal Firewood (again)

Since I am a bit busy with Advent posts, I am taking the easy way out this Friday. Today’s flick is a re-post from 2015, and although it has nothing to do with the upcoming holidays, it is seasonally appropriate. … Continue reading

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A Short Story for Hallowe’en

Since many of you may not have previously read either this post (from October 31, 2014) or the short story it contains, here it is again as a special Hallowe’en treat for you. ***** A few years ago I was … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Minnesota Center for Book Arts

Today the topic for the Friday Night Flicks switches from illustrators to artist’s books. The first video in this new series is a look at the Minnesota Center for Book Arts.     It might be worth your time this … Continue reading

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