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Friday Night Flicks: “TX-83” Timothy C. Ely

Tonight’s flick is an in-depth look at TX-83, a work by one of my favourite book artists, Timothy C. Ely.     I would recommend spending ten minutes of your weekend watching another short film  by Protonik. The video includes … Continue reading

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… and done.

I finally finished Nurture, not Nature! Here’s a quick shot of it on the bench.

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Working at one quarter speed …

It has been a slow-ish week again, so the panels and strips for Nurture, not Nature have not been printed yet. I did fold a test strip to finalize the size of the nine square panels so all the layouts … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: The Art of Writing // MUCA Exhibition

In late 2017 the Museum of Urban and Contemporary Art in Munich, Germany held an exhibition of Calligraffiti. Tonight’s flick gives a glimpse behind the scenes during the installation and a brief view of works in the show.     … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Writing Stage Diving

Tonight’s flick by director Marco Puccini features individual and collaborative calligraphy by Luca Barcellona & Francesca Biasetton.     You can see more of Barcellona’s work on his Flickr photostream, or watch more of his videos on Vimeo. Looking at … Continue reading

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Twenty-twenty Hindsight

I have been working on a new piece this week. In fact, nine new, similar, but not quite identical, pieces. I covered nine 6.35 cm (2.5 in) wooden blocks with three different Japanese papers purchased from The Paper Place in … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Jennifer Kamenetz, Jewish Scribe

Although they are uncommon, tonight’s post features two female Jewish scribes. The first flick is simply a record of Jennifer Kamenetz carefully writing the phrase “the children of Israel” in Hebrew.     The second video is longer —9 minutes— … Continue reading

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The Conundrum Completed

This past week I finished the layout of The Conundrum of the Workshops, and then strung it all together. Here’s a slightly distorted aerial view of it on my worktable.

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Friday Night Flicks: Utamaro’s Studies From Nature

The Folio Society regularly produces special limited edition books. Tonight’s flick is about the production of something a bit out of their usual style: a five-volume facsimile edition of Kitagawa Utamaro’s Studies From Nature.     After watching the video, … Continue reading

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His Nibs

In February I posted about acquiring an Alpha lettering set from a friend. It had belonged to her late husband. She was happy to dispose of it and I was happy to get it. My friend contacted me again recently … Continue reading

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