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Friday Night Flicks: La Valse Botanique

Last in this series on papercut artists, tonight’s flick is a papercut stop-motion animation by Studio Apvis. The video even has a romantic ending appropriate for the date.     Perhaps you will share La Valse Botanique with your Valentine … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Pablo Lehmann

Third in this set of Friday Night Flicks featuring papercut artists is an interview with Pablo Lehmann. The video was made six years ago as part of Campo Artistico’s ongoing series of mini-documentaries about Argentinian artists. The soundtrack is in … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Marco Gallotta

Tonight’s flick features another papercut artist, Marco Gallotta. His work sometimes includes photographs, or drawings, or paintings which he cuts and layers.     There is a video interview with him here. It will be most informative if you understand … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Kia Sue Papercutting

Last week’s video featured the work of Korean artist Na Seo Hwan, who creates woven forms from handmade, handspun paper. Paper cutting is another art form where paper is not just a substrate for other media. Today’s videos feature the … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Jiseung/Noyeokgae: paper weaving

Last week’s flick by Aimee Lee showed the process of making Korean handmade paper (hanji). Today’s video, also by Lee, shows one of the end uses of hanji. From the accompanying text on Vimeo: The process of cording and weaving … Continue reading

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Moving Menko

It has been a fairly busy week. I finished sorting the two-inch menko, though they will likely be re-sorted in the future for a second piece. Some of the piles are single colour combinations.

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Friday Night Flicks: Papercut: ilustrando con capas de papel – Un curso de José Antonio Roda

Last week’s flick included a book artist who does papercut illustration: Andrea Dezsö. Tonight’s flick features an illustrator, José Antonio Roda, who also works with papercuts. Working under the single name ‘Roda’, his illustrations often appear on non-paper surfaces such … Continue reading

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Even More Little Menko

The news for the week is not terrifically exciting: I have spent much of the time cutting strips of paper and folding even more little menko. Here are some from yesterday.

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Many Little Menko

My evening project for the past week (alternating with knitting to give my hands a change, if not a rest) has been folding more little menko.

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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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