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Not Really Very Much, But With A Cookie Recipe

It was one of those weeks where I didn’t seem to accomplish much. I did get a storage box made for the thirty-six ‘drawings’ that make up On A Clear Day. Here it is, front open, with all the drawings … Continue reading

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Euclid’s Dream: a DIY Pop-up Tunnel Book

If you love the tunnel book format but hate folding accordions, today’s model may be the structure you have been looking for. It’s a simple pop-up that eliminates the need for all but a few folds to create the book.

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Friday Night Flicks: Anansi Company

Tonight’s flick features Anansi Company, a collaborative work by Ronald King (artist) and Roy Fisher (poet), published by Circle Press in 1992. The video shows Assistant Curator Catriona Gourlay at the National Art Library handling the work. The text is … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Icechrome/Fenneke Wolters-Sinke

Many of my regular readers will know that I participate fairly regularly in the monthly Instagram book arts challenge #areyoubookenough. Some of the works produced for the challenge are outstanding. Fenneke Wolters-Sinke’s work Icechrome, made in response to last month’s … Continue reading

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Byopia Press Advent Calendar 2021: The Index

To make it a little easier to find that post you vaguely remember seeing earlier in December, here’s the index for the 2021 Advent Calendar. Posts with an asterisk at the end contain instructions for DIY artist’s books. (Clicking on … Continue reading

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Byopia Press Advent Calendar 2021: Day Twenty-three and Volvelles

Rotating structures return today with volvelles.

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Byopia Press Advent Calendar 2021: Day Twenty-two and Books That Rotate

No accordions today —I probably could have filled every day of Advent with accordions— but books (or bits of books) that rotate. I have made one artist’s book that exhibits extreme rotation: G is for Geography.

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Byopia Press Advent Calendar 2021: Day Nine and Nested Accordions

Today’s structure —nested accordions— is a logical progression from Tuesday’s post. After a little research I found that this structure was invented by Peter and Donna Thomas.

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Friday Night Flicks: This Quickening by Stephanie McCollough

The featured artist’s book this week contains three pop-ups. They are unusual for two reasons: they are constructed from pieces of tracing paper painted with gouache, and they are abstract illustrations of poems. From the webpage: For this pop-up artist … 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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