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By Hand and Eye: The New Website

Here are two of the most important tools in my shop, other than my hands and eyes.  The uses of a compass extend far beyond striking circles.   195 more words

The black comedian who quietly shattered racial barriers

“The funniest man I ever saw – and the saddest man I ever knew.” W.C. FIELDS

Born in the Bahamas in 1874, Bert Williams moved with his family to California, where he began performing in minstrel shows after graduating high school. 116 more words


Puzzled by Angry Speech. (10) _R_S_W_R_D_

If you get today’s blog title, then you will have guessed what this post is about. Today I am celebrating the publication of the first crossword puzzle, which was printed in the newspaper ‘New York World’ in 1913. 832 more words

British Isles

Make A Sector

Jim Tolpin and George Walker’s book By Hand and Eye has been a book I have carried everywhere for the last few months. Some of the Instagram folks have even called it “wizardry” and I have to agree. 499 more words


England Wallpaper HD – Animondos –

England Wallpaper HD (2560 x 1600) starring Elizabeth Wellesley and George Walker with their folk costumes at the Big Ben.


By Hound and Eye

Arcs flow seamlessly across a transition point if their radii align there in a straight line.

— George Walker and Jim Tolpin, By Hound and Eye…

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George Walker, Composer

The American composer, George Walker, is now at work on his fifth symphony, at the age of 93.

An interview with the composer.

With thanks to Alex Ross. 6 more words

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