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Friday Night Flicks: Spooktacular

In honour of the upcoming festival of Hallowe’en, here’s a short animated alphabet from Adam Osgood with soundtrack by Donnie Moore.     Perhaps you will be inspired by the video to make an unusual costume this weekend.

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Home Again

We returned from England on Wednesday evening at 10 p.m. —about 5 a.m. Thursday in England— and I have been busy ever since. The laundry has all been done, and I have had an emergency dental appointment to fix the … Continue reading

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Lots of Folding

I spent a lot of this week folding paper. I folded squares for the piece I am working on for the decade-themed exhibition.

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Friday Night Flicks: Paper Ruscha

The name Ed Ruscha will be familiar to many in the book arts world. Tonight’s flick from Breakwater Studios is a short of Ruscha having his 2015 ‘print’ Zoot Soot die cut at Aardvark Letterpress in Los Angeles.     … Continue reading

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Planning A New Piece

I backed some more paper this week. Here’s a shot of some self-backed Thai mulberry paper drying. (I’m showing off: I rarely get the edges to match quite this well!) I’m in the design stage for a wall piece, a … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Book of Letters and All You Need To Know About Graffiti Is In This Book

That’s a very long title for two of the shortest ever Friday Night Flicks. Both videos are demonstrations of unusual books. The first, Book of Letters, was designed by Kristy Higby as a retirement present.     I will let … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: If I were a Typewriter and G_AAAH

Both short flicks tonight were produced using typewriters. If I were a Typewriter is a student animation by Batuhan Ins and was made for a Kinetic Typography course.     G-AAAH was created by Lizzie Hobbs on an Underwood 315 … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Black Bear Moon

Since it is Tanabata tomorrow, I tried to find a star-themed video for tonight’s flick, but was unsuccessful. I did find this lovely animation co-directed by Ta-Wei Chao and Tsai-Chun Han. It is at least remotely astronomical, with a few … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: 36 Days of Type 05

I usually try to avoid posting things that I see on Colossal. Their readership is enormous, and things posted on the site tend to get re-posted and tweeted and emailed and put on Facebook so that by the end of … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Typography

Tonight’s flick is a student animation of a poem by Taylor Mali. I love this poem, and Ronnie Bruce does a fine job of presenting the text visually.     If you want to re-read the text of the poem, … Continue reading

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