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Sometimes My Life is a Little Too Fluxus, Part Two

Last week I wrote about some of the works included in Sometimes My Life is a Little Too Fluxus, the Flux-kit conceived and assembled by Amy Spencer. This week I will show the rest of the works from the little … Continue reading

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Sometimes My Life is a Little Too Fluxus

Although the title of today’s post could apply to me, it is actually a quotation from Elizabeth Kotz, and the title of a collaborative work assembled by Amy Spencer via Instagram. I wrote a bit about my contribution here. Participants … Continue reading

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March Fourteenth, Twenty Fifteen

I think that’s the title of the menko piece I have been working on. (I am sure some of you will guess why. If you do, please don’t go blurting it out until after the show opens in September 2020.) … Continue reading

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The Beauty and The Beast

I received a lovely gift this past week: a second-hand but mint condition copy of The Beauty and The Beast by Gabrielle-Suzanne Barbot de Villeneuve, in the 1858 J. R. Planché English translation.

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Friday Night Flicks: Julie Chen, book artist

Tonight’s flick comes from the Robert E. Kennedy Library, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, California. The video presents a rapid look at three artist’s books by Julie Chen/Flying Fish Press held in the library’s Special Collections.     If you … Continue reading

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Making A Moon Phases Calendar

I returned last night (rather later than the airline predicted) from my trip to Toronto, so it will be a short post today. The trip had several highlights including seeing Impulso by the Esmerelda Enrique Spanish Dance Company. Since you … Continue reading

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How to make a Magic Wallet

The idea for today’s post came to me when I noticed that this month’s challenge theme for #areyoubookenough is Memory. It seemed like a perfect opportunity to combine a magic wallet and a favourite quotation. A Magic Wallet is really … Continue reading

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Little Projects

While I have some larger works in the planning stages, I have also been working on some little projects. I got all the backing of paper and cloth done for my travelling bookbinder version of the Zhen Xian Bao. (There … Continue reading

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Getting Ready for a New Year

I am not very good about throwing things out. My work surface becomes smaller and smaller as test models and scrap paper pile up. After twenty-four advent posts, making trial models and then final models for photographing, my usable work … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: The Popuplady

Tonight’s flick takes us back to things bookish, and introduces us to Ellen G. K. Rubin, AKA The Popuplady. We get a quick look at a few of the 9,000 plus books and other items from her collection of movable … Continue reading

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