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LABSN Editor’s Note: Three very good writers are sharing their ideas about a writing genre they all produce. I thought I’d share one of the posts, leading you to their blog site.
LABSN Editor’s Note: These women are so inspirational that they reach across national boundaries.
We recently received an email message from a woman in Turkey that broke our heart, but also filled us with gratitude and hope. With her permission, we’re sharing her message here (but not her…
LABSN Editor’s Note: Having served a six-year apprenticeship in letterpress printing, I found this article interesting. It speaks of the willingness of today’s society to accept less than top quality.
I have to perform this week: I am making two books for two experienced bookbinders. I need to be better than my best. But I feel like a beginner.
I was just saying to my students last night that I wished I could do an apprenticeship, a “stage” or internship with a bookbinder somewhere. However at just over 50 years old, who would want me? I don’t mean it to sound bad; I am being realistic. It costs money to train someone. I consider myself an advanced beginner. Although I learned much of my skills at the bench, I have gotten to where I am by teaching myself, by reading, by attending the occasional workshop. I need more bookbinding hours under my belt. And I am the sort of person who needs a teacher at hand. It’s not that I wish to be younger, it’s about having more time. What…
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LABSN Editor’s Note: I found this interesting just for the sense of making me aware of how we objectify women in culture. We can all learn from this.
As an artist, what can I consider if I want to de-objectify and add power to female characters? A visual guide by Eisner nominee Renae De Liz.
LABSN Editor’s Note: This calendar is a little out of my budget, but it looks like the photography and models present a beautiful collection. Enjoy.
LABSN Editor’s Note: I’ve always had this thing for Betty Page and Bunny Yeager, so I thought I’d share this article with an interview of Betty by Bunny on selvedgeyard.com.
For me, Bettie Page & Bunny Yeager epitomize iconic American pinup photography. Not just of the 1950s… Ever. In 1954, Bettie Page was working with Irving Klaw in NYC and decided a break w…
Birdielewis just started following my blog, so I check them out and found a wonderful, life-loving blog. I thought everyone should take and look and enjoy their point-of-view. It may seem whimsical, but they do a good job of getting their greater message across.
Source: When we grow up | birdielewis
Censorship rears it’s ugly head again.
Good interview by Shad on CBC’s studio q. Shad did make a few negative comments, but overall a positive interview of Mark Haskell Smith.