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Workshop Handout: One-sheet Books / Mini Zines

One-sheet Books Handout (layered PDF) One-sheet Handout with Image Templates (layered PDF)

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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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Handout: Pamphlet Stitch

Obviously, these instructions sort of skip over several super important details, but I’ll talk about all of those nuances in class. Plus this is just one of about three new handouts total (plus an old one on making eraser stamps). … Continue reading

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Really Very Old Ancient Drawings

I was looking for prehistoric work stuff when I found this extremely old image on a CD from back when CDs were still a thing. I completely forgot I ever did this drawing and in fact still can’t remember doing … 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: Paper Prep

In most kinds of books, the grain direction of every element (binder’s board, book cloth, text paper, etc.) should be parallel to the spine. This post has some extra information in it for anyone who took my “Intro to Bookbinding” … Continue reading

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Science Art

Clearly, I love making diagrams. Just a bunch of measurements and a bunch of straight lines drawn according to the measurements. Clearly, it’s what I ought to be drawing instead of pictures of Martians and new kinds of shoes and … 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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Bonus Info: One Sheet Books

Note: The February, 2018 post “Workshop Handout: One-sheet Books / Mini Zines” features an updated printable version of this diagram. It appeals to my sense of the absurd that I spent the day making diagrams of one of the world’s … Continue reading

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Some sort of a chart…

About 47 thousand years ago, one of the things I used to do for a job was I used to make charts and graphs and sometimes drawings of bones and nerves and turtles mating. Also, one time, a Y-maze for … Continue reading

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