Tag Archives: stars

Planning Paper Projects

I experimented with a new modular shape this week: a square with circles at the corners. Here they are used to build the same polyhedron I showed you how to make last week.

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Friday Night Flicks: Aveline Stoquart & David Duvieusart

This lovely little flick by Stoquart and Duvieusart closes the astronomy-themed flicks for July. The animation was completed while they were still students at the Haute École Albert Jacquard in Namur, Belgium.     I found no more work by … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Annie Amaya

Tonight’s flick is a stop-motion animation by Annie Amaya. It was originally posted here in 2017 for Tanabata and the July 7 anniversary of this blog and my website — officially eight years old yesterday.  In this version of the … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: The Galaxy Song (reprise)

This week saw the celebration of the first “official” celebration of Matariki in New Zealand, and July 7 next week marks the earliest Tanabata celebrations in Japan, so it seems like a good excuse to share my favourite song about … Continue reading

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More Dreams and A Project Preview

The 99 Dreams of Euclid’s Wife project continues. Here is Dream 13.

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Byopia Press Advent Calendar 2021: Day Twenty-five and Seven Stars

A post from Byopia Press featuring seven stars couldn’t begin with anything but the Chinese Lucky Star. It is part of the reason that my website/blog exists. If you would like to fold a few (they look best in groups), … Continue reading

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Celebrating Seven Years (and Seven Stars)

July 7 is the nominal ‘birthday’ of this blog and I celebrate every year by posting a DIY star-themed project. This year I decided to share a planisphere.

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And on it goes …

Six weeks of squares have been completed. Here’s today’s: It represents the year’s shortest night in the Northern Hemisphere, just before the Summer Solstice today. Oddly enough, it is also #42.

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Byopia Press Advent Calendar 2020: Day Twenty-four and Colouring Stars

This is the fourth, and simplest, iteration of the December 1st star.

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Byopia Press Advent Calendar 2020: Day Twenty-two and Cube Stars

This is an up-dated version of a post from 2017 with instructions for an unusual star folded from strips of paper. ***** I found the instructions for these stars on a Danish website.

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