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R is for Red

The February #areyoubookenough challenge word is Red. I tried —and failed— to come up with something based on Retired, Extremely Dangerous. I made a small red text-less book about words instead.

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Friday Night Flicks: Thomas Witte

There are lots of paper cut artists in the world who do incredibly detailed work. I cannot think of another whose works looks like Thomas Witte’s photographic pieces. Witte takes his own photographic images, often pre-visualising how he will cut … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: UFO5

The last two Friday Night Flicks for January feature papercut artists. Today’s video is from Machas and promotes one of the artists they represent as he creates his installation piece “Variazioni Bertallot”.     If you want to try your … Continue reading

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Square Dance is now open

My solo exhibition Square Dance has been installed at the Saskatchewan Craft Council Gallery and is now open to the public under current Covid-19 rules.

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Byopia Press Advent Calendar 2020: Day Twenty and Some Paper Chains

This is not your traditional paper chain made from strips of coloured paper. This kind of paper chain uses no glue or tape or staples, and can come in a variety of shapes.

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Byopia Press Advent Calendar 2020: Day Fourteen and some 3D Ornaments

We were given these paper angels by one of David’s brothers more than thirty years ago. The ornament was made by stitching together two pieces of paper, folding the ‘pages’ along the stitching line, and then cutting through all four … Continue reading

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Unsquare Dance

I finished my entry for the #areyoubookenough_recycle November challenge.

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Friday Night Flicks: Geometrical Spaces

Elena Mir has created three-dimensional surfaces by layering cut paper. Tonight’s stop-motion video shows the pieces growing as layers are added, one by one.     For a completely different approach to layered papercuts, you might check out the work … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Of Paper & Insects

This week’s paper cutting flick is a short process video by Claudia Foo.     If you enjoy process videos, you can watch another one here. If you would rather start learning to do your own paper cutting this weekend, … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Pająki / Chandeliers

This week’s flick features the paper and straw works of Karolina Merska. Merska creates pająki, traditional Polish decorations used for celebratory decorations.     Here’s a picture of Merska’s giant pająk installed during the London Design Festival 2016. (Image from … Continue reading

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