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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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Bonus Post: Peter Verheyen Day 2021

This is a re-post from the first Peter Verheyen Day in 2019. ***** Today is the first Peter Verheyen Day. Subscribers to the Book_Arts-L, a Syracuse University-based mailing list managed by Peter Verheyen, decided that it was about time we … Continue reading

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Week Four of my #99dayproject and a Modular Accordion

I finished another seven squares for my 99 day project this week. Monday was lilacs.

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A 99 Day Project

You may have noticed various people doing 100 day projects or challenges in assorted places on the Internet. I have begun my own version. It will be a 99 day project because 9 is my favourite number. Here’s the square … Continue reading

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Some Degree of Success

I accomplished a few things this week. I re-strung the prototype wind spinner, back on cotton cord. It was more complicated than the previous time since the three parts of each unit were now glued together, and therefore I had … Continue reading

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