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A Little Bit About A Lot Of Things

I am currently working on two projects which I can’t show you as they are planned entries in a juried competition. In the unlikely event that one or other of the jurors should stumble across this blog, it would rather … Continue reading

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A Celebratory Paper Toy

Sometime last Sunday afternoon, this blog reached 100,000 views. While that may not be an impressive number to some, it was quite exciting for me. In celebration, I decided to give away one of the paper toys I designed last … Continue reading

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Home Again

We returned from England on Wednesday evening at 10 p.m. —about 5 a.m. Thursday in England— and I have been busy ever since. The laundry has all been done, and I have had an emergency dental appointment to fix the … Continue reading

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Still Sorting (but actually getting some work done)

The interminable process continues: I am working on clearing my work surfaces bit by bit. Things that are work-related but have no specific home in the house got piled on my two work benches while I was clearing other parts … Continue reading

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How I Spent My Summer Vacation

David and I took a few days off this past week and went North. I had never been to Lac La Ronge before, so the road beyond Prince Albert was new to me. It doesn’t actually show on this Google … Continue reading

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The Box Factory

I’ve done quite a bit of production work this week, starting with 25 copies of the label for If I could save time in a bottle. Here’s the layout page in InDesign, and the stack of trimmed labels. Here’s a label glued to an unassembled box. … Continue reading

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…and a Bit of That.

It’s been another of those bits and pieces weeks, busy with scattered activities. Here are some of the things I did, in no particular order. I finished the third and final copy of Finding A Way. Here it is, ready to … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: The Chimney Map

My regular readers will already know that I have a bit of a thing about maps. Some readers will also have heard about The Chimney Map, found by a man renovating a house in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Looking like nothing more than … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Food Maps and Meet Illustrator Lucy Engelman

The Persistence of Hope is installed as a labyrinth (which is a kind of map), and the book I will be writing about on Sunday uses a map as a design source, so I thought today’s flicks should also be … Continue reading

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The Map Book Completed (And Some Other Stuff)

I put the finishing touches on the map book, Finding A Way, last Sunday afternoon. Monday afternoon we did a proper photo shoot with David acting as photographer.

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