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Secret Project Status Report: 2/18/15

After about a million decades of studying art, I have at long last decided making handouts is possibly one of my top ten or twenty most favorite artistic activities ever. Seriously. And now that this bit is done, I have … Continue reading

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Handout: Notebook Model

Just a little thing I’m working on instead of drawing or filing and putting new knobs on old doors. But, you know, there’s no real reason why an art teacher’s handouts ought to look like they were done by a … Continue reading

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Bonus Info: Sewing

Working with a punching cradle: use scrap card stock to soften the impact of the awl, line up your folios against the fence at the end of the cradle, punch straight down, make small holes. To sew a simple pamphlet, … Continue reading

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Bonus Info: Pamphlet Prep

This is Part 1 of the next-to-last post in this mini-series about the “Intro to Bookbinding” class we had on July 27th. I’ll do a write-up about tools next and then it’s on to other long-delayed work for a while. … Continue reading

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Penland Letterpress: Session 3 Words & Pictures

What I saw on my morning walk to class:non-stop amounts of 100% real natural beauty. As I mentioned down below earlier on this Picture Engine thing, I had the great honor and privilege of teaching a class at Penland a … Continue reading

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Print Shop Signage

Photo by Sean P. Morrissey Photo by Sean P. Morrissey I went slightly nuts drawing signs for my class at Penland, but because of being constantly busy (which I was glad about) I went somewhat less nuts taking pictures of … Continue reading

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Bonus Info: The Tetra-Tetra-Flexagon

The plan for the front side of the sheet. A map of what’s on the back side. I’m not a math guy, so I don’t know if the topology of this thing is something special or if it just has … Continue reading

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Ring

So, as usual, there’s nothing too thrilling to report, except that we cast our rings in jewelry class last week, and after 90 hours of grinding and polishing, I guess mine’s finally done. I’d post a picture but it’s way … Continue reading

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