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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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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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