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More of the #99DayProject and a Sneak Peak

I am getting very close to the end of my #99DayProject with only eight days left after today. Here are this week’s squares.

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Friday Night Flicks: Kevin O’Rourke

This week’s flick shows the production of another giant print, this time an 8 x 12 ft/244 x 366 cm linoleum block print. O’Rourke created some clever solutions so that he could print without a press large enough for the … Continue reading

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Seven Weeks or Forty-five Days

I have completed seven weeks of my #99DayProject, or 45 squares. I will show the squares in a moment, but first I am pleased to announce that my one-of-a-kind artist’s book The future isn’t what it used to be has … Continue reading

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Some Degree of Success

I accomplished a few things this week. I re-strung the prototype wind spinner, back on cotton cord. It was more complicated than the previous time since the three parts of each unit were now glued together, and therefore I had … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Martina Flor and Neil Summerour

The Decorata font family created by Berlin-based designer/illustrator Martina Flor and type designer Neil Summerour is featured in the final lettering video for April. From the original text accompanying the flick: For this unique project, Martina created several versions of … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Estudio Itálico

Hand lettering signs for businesses is an old tradition that carries on today. This video features the work of Estudio Itálico, and shows some of the ways members of the trade have adopted modern digital technology.     Have a … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Juliana Moore

Tonight’s short flick by Jackson Alves takes a look at some of the lettering designs of Brazilian designer Juliana Moore. She obviously has a good design sense since she has chosen to have an ampersand on a shelf behind her … Continue reading

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Saskatchewan Spring and some other stuff

After a high of 18ºC on Sunday afternoon, March went out like a lion with a brief blizzard on Monday. There wasn’t a lot of snow but there was a great deal of wind, causing drifting.

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Not very much ado about a few things

It has been one of those scattered weeks with a bit of this mixed with a bit of that. I did some preparatory work for a possible piece for a show later this year at the Hand Wave Gallery. This … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Leo Shallat

Today’s two short flicks feature Calligraffiti artist Leo Shallat.       If you would like to try gothic lettering (often used in calligraffiti) this weekend, you will find an introductory tutorial on Blackletter calligraphy here.

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