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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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Friday Night Flicks: Lotte Reiniger

March is Women’s History Month in the USA, so it seems appropriate to have a look at the work of the earliest female stop motion animator. Lotte Reiniger was an animation pioneer, and her contribution to the field is recognized … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: How To Catch A Bird

Tonight’s haunting little stop motion short was made by Vera van Wolferen as her MA in Animation graduation film at AKV St. Joost Breda.     You might want to spend part of your weekend viewing more of her videos … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Tanabata/Annie Amaya

Today is the official third anniversary of this blog and, in some parts of Japan, it is also Tanabata. Here is a short paper-cut stop-motion video from Annie Amaya which re-tells the legend of the lovers Orihime and Hikoboshi.     … Continue reading

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Progressing Sideways

I mentioned in a previous post that I have been collecting maps of places I have lived. This week I did some experimenting with book structures for the project. I want to do some stitching on the pages, so using … Continue reading

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Some Assembly Required

I mentioned on Friday that Monique Martin and I are working on a pop-up book. Inspired by an alphabet game from my childhood, but using numbers rather than letters, the book is called I Love My Love. The odd pages contain … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Papercut San Francisco

In anticipation of showing actual maps on my Sunday post, here’s a video about making a papercut map of San Francisco.     While most of us will just have to enjoy the video, some of you may even be … Continue reading

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The Laser Demo

I have been semi-seriously investigating the possibly of purchasing a laser cutter. There are materials I would like to use that the Craft ROBO Pro can’t handle. A sales team from Trotec Laser Canada were in Saskatoon this past week … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Lobulo

This coming Sunday’s blog post will mostly be about the book I made for the CBBAG Saskatchewan book swap. Since that book involved some paper engineering, I thought you might like a look at the work of Lobulo, a Spanish illustrator … Continue reading

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The New Addition

This post may make some readers jealous. I mentioned that I had been re-organising things in preparation for a new toy. Monday morning it arrived, accompanied by four strong men.

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