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Heart-In-Hand

My maternal grandfather was Pennsylvania Dutch, so it is possible that he made a papercut valentine or, perhaps, a heart-in-hand love token for my grandmother.

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A Little Bit About This and That

Early this past week David and I drove to Outlook, Saskatchewan to deliver and install my solo exhibition at the AGO. (Sorry, Art Gallery of Outlook. I can’t resist using the initials.)

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Byopia Press Advent Calendar 2022: The Index

In the hope that this will make it easier for you to find things that you remember seeing in this year’s Advent Calendar, here is an Index. Clicking on the title will take you to the post. ***** Byopia Press … Continue reading

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Byopia Press Advent Calendar 2022: Day Nineteen and a Paper Moon

Today’s project is a round book with pages made from folded circles. It opens from two sides and can be unfolded into a sphere.

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Byopia Press Advent Calendar 2022: Day Fourteen and a Little Star Book Ornament

This little book has appeared here before, but the last time it featured was the first Advent calendar in 2017. That time it was posted because it unfolds into the shape of a star. This time it’s because it is … Continue reading

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Byopia Press Advent Calendar 2022: Day Eleven and Two Cakes

Today’s post is a bit of a break for me as it is an adapted version of a post from 2021. The May 2021 book arts challenge on Instagram was #areyoubookenough_fruit. Since I live adjacent to a city named for … Continue reading

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Byopia Press Advent Calendar 2022: Day Seven and Edip Agi’s Eight Point Star Book

Back at the beginning of October I posted about a parcel I received from Ed Hutchins: included was a sketchbook in the form of an eight-point star, designed and made by Edip Agi in 1992. A number of people —including … Continue reading

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Byopia Press Advent Calendar 2022: Day Two and A Spiral Fold

Back in October Ann Kittridge (@annmadebooks) posted images of this structure on Instagram along with a template. I thought the spiral star would be a lovely addition to this year’s Advent Calendar, so I asked —and received— permission to include … Continue reading

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Last Post Before Advent 2022

As you may have already guessed, I spent most of the week working on projects and posts for the Byopia Press Advent Calendar 2022. Here’s a glimpse of the final version of the asterisk garland.

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Friday Night Flicks: Sarah Bodman

One of my favourite altered books was made by Sarah Bodman. She overprinted an inkjet print of Constable’s The Haywain on the centre spread of a British Department of Agriculture pamphlet on how farmers should deal with with nuclear fallout. … Continue reading

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