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Friday Night Flicks: Deep Time

Today’s flick features an artist’s book by Radha Pandy. The ‘book’ itself is a series of dyed single sheets with papercuts and drawn topographic maps.     Perhaps you will spend some time this weekend thinking about erosion, sedimentation, and … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: City Sidewalks

Late Again! Today’s flick features “two artist’s books that use maps to document movement of an artist over time. Works featured include “La Acera” by Steven Daiber and “Call a Wrecking Ball to Make a Window” by Shana Agid.”   … 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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And on it goes …

Six weeks of squares have been completed. Here’s today’s: It represents the year’s shortest night in the Northern Hemisphere, just before the Summer Solstice today. Oddly enough, it is also #42.

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Not very much ado about a few things

It has been one of those scattered weeks with a bit of this mixed with a bit of that. I did some preparatory work for a possible piece for a show later this year at the Hand Wave Gallery. This … Continue reading

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Ruth Smith’s Folded Secrets 1 and 2

In the summer of 2017, when I was looking for the folding pattern for this collapsing box, I discovered the Chinese Thread Book/Zhen Xian Bao and the work of Ruth Smith. I learned from the internet that she had written … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks : Psalter World Map

Tonight’s flick combines two of my loves: books and maps. The video is from the British Library Learning series on Vimeo.     You might spend a few minutes this weekend admiring some pop-up and movable books —another of my … Continue reading

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Moving Right Along

If you have been following this blog for a while you may recall that I spent several weeks early in 2019 backing paper for use in works for my September 2020(?) exhibition Square Dance at the Saskatchewan Craft Council Gallery … Continue reading

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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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