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Friday Night Flicks: ARKIR

Tonight’s flick is an introduction to ARKIR, and some of the works made by the eleven Icelandic book artists who constitute its membership.     If you would like to spend time this weekend learning more about book arts in … Continue reading

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It’s Paula’s fault

On August 8, 2021 Paula Beardell Krieg posted about a new flexagon she had invented. She was offering a workshop through MoMath and I signed up for it. I then missed the workshop by remembering the wrong time. (Sometimes I … Continue reading

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Make Your Own Pocket/Hedi Kyle Panorama Book: Part Two

Last week I posted instructions for a model of a book structure that combines a pocket/modular accordion book with the panels from Hedi Kyle’s Panorama Book. This week’s post shows you how to make two projects based on that structure: … Continue reading

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99 and Done

My #99DayProject is now complete. I finished the last square ahead, so you can have an advance peek at tomorrow’s square.

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Friday Night Flicks: This Quickening by Stephanie McCollough

The featured artist’s book this week contains three pop-ups. They are unusual for two reasons: they are constructed from pieces of tracing paper painted with gouache, and they are abstract illustrations of poems. From the webpage: For this pop-up artist … Continue reading

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More of the #99DayProject and a Sneak Peak

I am getting very close to the end of my #99DayProject with only eight days left after today. Here are this week’s squares.

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Friday Night Flicks: Great Wall by Shirley Sharoff

The flicks for August will all show artists’ books. I selected The Great Wall by Shirley Sharoff to start as I thought the structure* fit with the theme of this month’s Instagram challenge: #AreYouBookEnough_Winding.     The flick doesn’t really … Continue reading

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Fifteen Days Left

I have come another week closer to finishing my #99DayProject, with 84 days completed. Here are this week’s squares.

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Friday Night Flicks: Lou Tonkin

I saved this peaceful little video for the last in this month’s series on printmaking. The film shows the process Lou Tonkin follows, from sketching outdoors through carving a linoleum block to pulling the first test print.     I … Continue reading

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Getting Closer to Day 99

My #99DayProject continues, as does summer, though the temperatures have returned to closer to normal which feels downright cold by comparison to what we have been experiencing.  Here are the seven squares I created this past week. Day 71: grass … Continue reading

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