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Temporary Framing

The big project for this week was mounting work for display at the Hand Wave Gallery. The pieces will be shown matted and backed, but not framed.

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Hodge-podge*

It has been another week of mixed activities. While waiting for my mat board to arrive I selected nine works from my #99DayProject for delivery to Hand Wave Gallery.

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A Jack O’Lantern Thaumatrope

In keeping with the season, today’s post includes a DIY Hallowe’en-themed thaumatrope.

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Moving Right Along

I finished the colouring on all nine Mixed Messages III prints this week. Here they are stacked (on the left) in the map case next to Mixed Messages I.

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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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Friday Night Flicks: The Shibayamas by Giancarlo Shibayama

This flick is a bit longer than I usually post, but The Shibayamas is a larger undertaking than many artists’ books. It contains a history of emigration —personal, familial, and cultural— that seems appropriate in this time of mass migrations … 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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Week 10 of my #99DayProject and a bit about gradients

Ten weeks into my 99 day project I am still enjoying the challenge of coming up with a new design daily. The one below is for today and was inspired by the setting first quarter moon seen through smoke haze. … Continue reading

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Celebrating Seven Years (and Seven Stars)

July 7 is the nominal ‘birthday’ of this blog and I celebrate every year by posting a DIY star-themed project. This year I decided to share a planisphere.

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Seven Weeks or Forty-five Days

I have completed seven weeks of my #99DayProject, or 45 squares. I will show the squares in a moment, but first I am pleased to announce that my one-of-a-kind artist’s book The future isn’t what it used to be has … Continue reading

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