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… and on, and on, and …

I really did think I would have finished Nurture, not Nature this week, but I have not. I am, however, getting really close. This is what I left on my bench yesterday afternoon when it got too dark to continue … Continue reading

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We’re having a heat wave

and a drought. While the latter is bad for the garden, the former seems to be bad for my brain, so it was another slow week. I did get work done on …and still counting …

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The Elements

This is the image for the Fire piece from my planned series The Elements.

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A Clear Midnight Revisited

With July 7, the beginning of Tanabata celebrations in Japan, still a couple of days away, I thought I would re-post one of my favourite previous Tanabata projects, a DIY star-themed artist’s book from 2018. An accordion with interlocked diamond-shaped … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Book Restoration

Another binder/conservator is featured in this week’s Friday Night Flick: Judith Ivry.     Although there is no information provided on Ms. Ivry on the Vimeo page for the video, I did some internet sleuthing and dug up her website. … Continue reading

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Memory Bank

I spent the week folding paper and assembling the five cubes for the work tentatively named Memory Bank. The cubes will be displayed as a group, but also work individually.

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Friday Night Flicks: Jeff Peachey Interview

This week’s flick is a return to more bookish content: a short interview with Jeff Peachey, book binder and conservator, filmed by New Tang Dynasty Television.     You can watch a second video of Jeff this weekend, showing him … Continue reading

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The End of Mechanical Month

I had thought I might be finished my piece for #areyoubookenough_machine by today. I am close, but not quite there. Monday saw the beginning of a volvelle for the end of the square tube opposite the iris.

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Chinese Checkers aren’t from China

I have been working on an artist’s book for the March #areyoubookenough_hexagon challenge on Instagram. It includes a game of Chinese Checkers. In doing some research I discovered that Chinese Checkers are not Chinese at all.

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Sewing Along

I have been sewing the letters on panels for L is for Lettering, and as of yesterday afternoon I am about two thirds done. I have produced a lot of little thread ends.

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