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Goodies in the Mail

The high point of this week was receiving a parcel from Ed Hutchins. Look what I got!

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A Pocket Placard

This week’s project is my contribution to the #AreYouBookEnough_Protest challenge.

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Well, that didn’t work …

The title is a bit misleading, as most of what I did this week worked just fine.

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And repeat …

I did get a little more work done on A Month of Sun Days this week, though not nearly as much as I had planned.

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Planning Paper Projects

I experimented with a new modular shape this week: a square with circles at the corners. Here they are used to build the same polyhedron I showed you how to make last week.

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Friday Night Flicks: Johanna Lumme

Johanna Lumme is tonight’s featured artist/illustrator. She made this short film herself with the assistance of her friend Maiju Kolisoja.     You can check out her website this weekend, or watch this video of her painting.

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Polyhedra and Bits of Paper

Last week’s rose kusudama was a bit tricky to put together, so I continued to play with paper polyhedra this week, trying to create a “flower ball” that was easier to assemble. I believe I have succeeded. (Instructions later in … Continue reading

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A Slide-together Rose Kusudama

Both the recent projects posted here were books —The Orihime Binding with a Drumleaf Variation, Part One and Part Two, and The Language of Flowers (a little drumleaf binding). It’s time for a different sort of paper project, though still … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Shanth Enjeti

Friday Night Flicks for August will focus on artist/illustrators. The series starts with this short flick featuring the work of Shanth Enjeti. Produced as a promo for a special event/open studio, the video gives viewers a look at a number … Continue reading

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The Language of Flowers

As promised a while ago, this week’s post includes the instructions for making a little book called The Language of Flowers. The text is based on a digitized copy of this book:

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