The Beady Eyed Craftster is our occaÂsional round-up of shiny (mostly) art and craft related links from across the interÂnets.
â€¢ This University of California: Santa Cruz exhibit of Computational Origami looks super interesting. Computational origami uses mathematics and computer modelling to assist origami designers: real art and science in harmony stuff.
â€¢ Also combining art and science, this Kinetic Art show (part 1, part 2) described at We Make Money Not Art has some really fascinating machines that do make art. I particularly like Paul the drawing robot.
â€¢ YouTube â€˜How-to’ time: Craftzine shows us how to make a intricate paper mask. Iâ€™ve always been a bit of a fan of masks, but Iâ€™m no expert on making them, so Iâ€™m collecting info like this.
â€¢ Making or binding a sketchbook or journal is also something Iâ€™ve been thinking about for a while, so I read this tutorial with interest â€“ looks pretty good doesnâ€™t it? I might have to try something similar.
â€¢ Is this the smallest letterpress machine in the world? No idea, but itâ€™s a neat bit of work.
â€¢ Non craft link of the week: Lego Science! This Wired article has a set of cool Lego models of science-y things: space shuttles, DNA, a kidney. Worth a look if youâ€™re a fan of blocks.
As ever, if youâ€™ve got links, share â€˜em in the comments.
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