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Pictures Of An Exhibition

Done! (Well, almost.) The exhibition was hung, displayed for a week, celebrated for an evening, and dismantled. The ‘almost’ is because I still have to finish all the little books to go with If I could save time in a bottle.

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Last Minute

I have pre-written and scheduled this as I will be at the gallery doing the final stages of set-up when it gets posted. Please drop in if you are in the Saskatoon area while the show is on. There will … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Pokras Lampas and Julien Breton

Time for two more calligraphy videos, today featuring “the largest calligraphy artwork in the world” and lettering with light. The rooftop calligraffiti piece by Pokras Lampas may indeed be the biggest in the world. It is certainly large and the … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Calligraffiti — el Seed, Rajat Bhele, and Tubs

This week I am posting three short videos, giving you a chance to compare large works by three different calligraffiti artists. The style of each artist is quite distinct.         You could try your hand at a little lettering this weekend, … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: The Wonderland Book

Today’s flick is really just a long advertisement for a photo book, but what a book it is! Apparently I missed it going viral last year, so you may already have seen at least some of the images.     Kirsty … Continue reading

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Bonus: Friday Night Sound Track

Leonard Cohen left us on Monday to take up permanent residence in the Tower of Song. The lyrics of his 1988 song Everybody Knows seem stunningly appropriate this week.     Everybody knows that the dice are loaded Everybody rolls with their fingers … Continue reading

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Pencils and The Persistence of Hope

I am still finishing work for my exhibition, Bookish, which opens at Gallery on the Greens in Saskatoon on November 1, 2016. I will post the press release later this week when it goes out, but for now here’s a … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Edith Kollath —breathing paper

This week’s flick is a video of an artist’s book. Usually this kind of presentation involves a demonstrator handling a book in front of the camera. This book, however, moves itself!     To see a little more of Kollath’s work, and … Continue reading

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dot / dash 2

As mentioned last Sunday, I have been working on a book with the theme dot / dash. Things progressed a little farther this week: I have folded the base for a flag book (I won’t show a picture as it is … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Master Penman Jake Weidmann

Time for another video that is more closely related to the book arts. This is about Jake Weidmann, and features calligraphic art in a more traditional form than the most recent video about lettering.     If you are interested, Weidmann gave … Continue reading

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