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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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You Can’t See The Forest … Part One

Since I have been enjoying the autumn leaves, it seems an appropriate time to write about You Can’t See The Forest… an altered book/installation piece that was, at least in part, inspired by leaves. I thought I would write about the … Continue reading

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Stitched

On September 13th I posted Odds and Ends because “Fall Fever” makes it hard for me to work. We are having a lovely extended autumn, so working continues to be difficult. I want to be outside enjoying the sun before it goes away … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Rob Ryan

Since I have just completed a piece that included paper-cutting, I thought this little video from Etsy TV’s Handmade Portraits series would make an appropriate Friday Night Flick.   You can see more of Rob Ryan’s work (and more videos) … Continue reading

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