Monthly Archives: June 2004

Tricia’s Moleskine

“I have a Pocket Sketchbook that I use as a daybook. I put everything in there: appointments, school assignments, phone numbers, movie tickets, post-it notes, sketches, quotes, and I even draw and journal in it too. I loved it when … Continue reading

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God Checker

“IXCHEL: Moon Goddess of Pregnant Women and mother of the BACABS by ITZAMNA. She invented weaving and, being partly waterfall herself, takes charge of downpours. Her hair is very snaky – it’s made from real snakes. If humans upset her … Continue reading

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Magic Pictures

“The Osborne Collection of Early Children’s Books In 1934, English librarian Edgar Osborne visited the Toronto Public Library’s Boys & Girls House, the first separate children’s library in the British Commonwealth. He was deeply impressed by the quality and range … Continue reading

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Under the Sea

Chromodoris kuniei Photo Courtesy of Barbara Jones Photographed at Pura Island, located in the cut between Alor and Wetar Islands in Eastern Indonesia The Slug Site © The Slug Site, Michael D. Miller 2003. All Rights Reserved. … “Seaforms” by … Continue reading

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This Week on Moleskinerie

June 7 Climate, Weather and Aboriginal Culture, Echoing Whispers , Secretarial Signatures of Presidents of the United States, Pseudo-moleskine ? June 8 “Transit of Venus March”. A Touch of Death, I Scream, Miquelrius. Ciao Venere! June 9 Tinderbox, Blog to … Continue reading

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Grids

“The above is an exploration of possible meanings of the various types of grids that have been appearing freqently in Kristi’s art work.” “Despite my obsession with grids and squares, I think I chose this grid lay out as a … Continue reading

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String Theory

“Every needlepoint is an astonishing achievement, when you think about it. They take tons of work–even a small needlepoint the size of a business letter has about a 100,000 stitches and took someone maybe forty-five hours just to stitch–an incredible … Continue reading

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Go

“Two players alternate in placing black and white stones on a large (19×19 line) ruled board, with the aim of surrounding territory. Stones are never moved, and only removed if they are completely surrounded. The game rewards patience and balance … Continue reading

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eBay Item # 6902254850

“You are bidding on a Vintage book titled The Art Journal Vol 3 1877 It is Profusely Engraved with 29 full page steel engravings . Numerous engravings throughout. This is a book of art at the time, with architectural details, … Continue reading

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Altered Pages

“It is any book, old or new that has been recycled by creative means into a work of art. They can be … rebound, painted, cut, burned, folded, added to, collaged in, gold-leafed, rubber stamped, drilled or otherwise adorned … … Continue reading

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