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Many Menko

Some of you may have been wondering what I was planning to do with all the backed and paste-decorated dictionary pages. I have started making two-piece menko.

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Some Experimental Fan Book Structures

On Friday I posted two videos about fan making in Japan. Finding those videos and a few days of warmer than normal weather set me to thinking about fan books: not just books whose pages could be fanned out, but … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Su Blackwell

I have long been a fan of Su Blackwell’s delightful paper sculptures made from books. Blackwell is currently coming to the end of the fund-raising period for a Kickstarter project: a book that will not only be a photographic display … 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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Friday Night Flicks: My Paper Mind

This will be the last paper cutting video for a while. (No, really!) My Paper Mind is an extremely short stop motion animation by Javan Ivey. It’s a sort of animated tunnel book or 3D flip book.     Ivey … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Paper Cuts

Paper Cuts, a short film by Bradley Tangonan, is a brief glimpse into the work and thoughts of Ryan De La Hoz.     Perhaps looking at Ryan’s work will inspire you to experiment with cutting some paper this weekend.

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Friday Night Flicks: The Move

Continuing with the idea that you can make anything out of paper, tonight’s flick is a stop motion animation done with paper. Mandy Smith’s film, The Move, is a very short story about moving in Amsterdam.     The film … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: A Paper Record Player

Tonight’s flick was chosen mostly as a demonstration of a concept. I have long held that you can make anything out of paper, and here’s a working (well, manually operated) record player to help prove the point.     You … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Dreams of Flight

I have posted videos from The McGuires before: Psycho — Homage to Hitchcock in October 2014 and The Hunter in January 2015. I thought it was time to re-visit their unusual combination of paper cuts and video projection again. Tonight’s … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Tahiti Pehrson

Time for a little OCD papercutting: tonight’s flick features the work of Tahiti Pehrson.     If you have time this weekend, you might want to spend a few minutes learning more about Pehrson and his work here and here.

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