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How to Fold a Cube from three strips of paper by Gretchen in Seattle. "The guy" ends up on the inside of a closed cube - he is just there for instruction . . . you can make lots of cubes without his help once you know how.
Best Coptic Stitch book binding video tutorial. Jim Escalante talks through this process. (There are two short videos) I use his technique to make my hand-bound books, then use the "covers" as my end-sheets when hard-binding. Other notes: Less tangling of thread if it is first waxed. To pre-measure thread, wrap it around the height of the book; one length for each part of the book (4 signatures plus 2 end pieces = 3 circumferences) plus one extra 'go round' for a nice tail to work…
My own studies of color have been almost like music theory, and I developed my own notation system for a color wheel based upon Albert Munsell's 10-section color wheel. The Bourges system doubles that number and explores color from a dozen different angles. Combining historic and contemporary, Color Bytes includes hexadecimal and RGB color notation along with views from many disciplines. Find it. Fall into its pages.
Bob Burridge introduces his Painting Glass techniques. (He has a new poster on this topic ... I have it, it's awesome.) Take a workshop from this guy some day if you can fit it in. See his info at: robertburridge.com
Bob Burridge showing Derwent water soluble drawing pencils. (I attended Bob's Abstract Acrylics workshop in 2010 and 2011 at the Art Products fair in Pasadena, California -- great stuff! And a marvelous set of vendors with "special show prices"!)