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A Pocket Placard

This week’s project is my contribution to the #AreYouBookEnough_Protest challenge.

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Well, that didn’t work …

The title is a bit misleading, as most of what I did this week worked just fine.

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And repeat …

I did get a little more work done on A Month of Sun Days this week, though not nearly as much as I had planned.

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Bad News and Good News

I did not start my new series A Month of Sundays this week as I had planned because I ended up dealing with other things, so I am starting this post with the same cheerful picture I used for my … Continue reading

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Polyhedra and Bits of Paper

Last week’s rose kusudama was a bit tricky to put together, so I continued to play with paper polyhedra this week, trying to create a “flower ball” that was easier to assemble. I believe I have succeeded. (Instructions later in … Continue reading

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A Slide-together Rose Kusudama

Both the recent projects posted here were books —The Orihime Binding with a Drumleaf Variation, Part One and Part Two, and The Language of Flowers (a little drumleaf binding). It’s time for a different sort of paper project, though still … Continue reading

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Marginalia

For several days this past week I worked on my project Marginalia for this month’s Instagram areyoubookenough challenge.

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The Orihime Binding with a Drumleaf Variation, Part One

The anniversary of this blog is coming up —July 7— and I post a special project every year to celebrate both this event and Tanabata. This year I am re-visiting the Orihime binding which was created for Tanabata in 2017. … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Gail Armstrong

For the month of May, Friday Night Flicks will feature artists working with paper as a medium, beginning with London-based illustrator Gail Armstrong.     I recommend looking at more of Armstrong’s work this weekend on her Illustrationx page or … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Lucila Biscione

The final papercut artist for April is Lucila Biscione. This short video by Ayoub Benali shows Biscione at work in her studio and teaching a workshop.     I recommend taking a few minutes out of your weekend to take … Continue reading

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