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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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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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