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Ian Barrans @IanBarrans The Rhubarb Triangle

Artisan who lives in the 3rd best place on Earth. I make pop-up books & stuff. Advocate of childhood bedtime story #Art #PaperEngineer #Illustration #PopUpBooks

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The hanging basket is up and the plants are starting to go in the ground. Summer is just around the corner.… https://t.co/mgSdfVoDk2
5/18
2020
@HillaryClinton If these men had been black they would already have been shot dead by the police. White privilege a… https://t.co/1YPS0BHXxe @feminist_th0t What an incredibly astute question. I'm hyterical, my childhood was a trauma.
5/16
2020
@markoftheD Love both, but Spaced is the clear winner.
5/14
2020
@watsoncomedian I'm the same. Every time someone is awful to me I mentally commit to becoming an evil arse. *cut to… https://t.co/p1d3gWIMBu
5/12
2020
@orlasmummykaz That's exactly the point. They want us going back out so we can keep capitalism alive. They are curr… https://t.co/nbvxLuN4gD
5/10
2020
@FaBPaule I'm a northerner and I have to agree with your Husband. An emergency first aid kit yes, emergency bottle of fizz? Nah.
5/9
2020
@howarddawson Thanks Howard. Trying to kick start my creative mojo.It's been a long while since I did any serious painting. Pretty pleased with the results. Now it's time to practice… https://t.co/pCpWtjewkm
5/8
2020
@macmillancancer We have hundreds of seeds on the go. What you can't tell from the picture is it's is all curved pa… https://t.co/r2GXSmYcmpA year ago today I finished radiotherapy. Where I am today seemed like such an unreachable goal. The support of… https://t.co/BXNYdFXrXP
4/2
2020
@Capbeardface If that's the way you have fun buddy, then hell yeah! @Capbeardface When you break it down, what more is there to life? @Capbeardface Attack? I have to say, that assumes being a giant man child is a bad thing. It's a category I'm proud… https://t.co/SZ0kDuQKHq @Jonadamson4 @YorkshireBrewho What's going on between you and that beer? What ever it is, it appears complex. @Capbeardface Yes. Having the conversation in the first place is what makes you an adult. The 1000 vinyl pops linin… https://t.co/syu8YXCCHM
3/16
2020
@footstairs Me either. As an adult I learned the proper way to use it. Take a single sheet, tear a corner off, push… https://t.co/UI2rVGYD1Q
3/8
2020
Spending just 10 minutes a day reading and sharing stories with children can make a crucial difference to their out… https://t.co/NWN2HkueQW
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3/3
2020
Soon to follow, Boris Johnson's revenge plan on those dastardly courts. https://t.co/GBxzNcPBHX
2/27
2020
@5ambook I can't believe you're having to fight for a yes.
2/20
2020
Could you survive winter with no money and only a tent to keep out the cold? Josh (16) had no choice. Since 2010 th… https://t.co/uLfFJKOcY6
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2/19
2020
This is how the font for my logo is looking. Any suggestions? Comments? #font #logodesign #littlemagicdoor https://t.co/zsO63hTnPJ @howarddawson It's like you've stencilled it on with hair dye. Just add a cape and a utility belt & she's good to kick some criminal butt.No reason to keep it under wraps now. The name of my publishing company is "Little Magic Door" Watch this space f… https://t.co/qyKb6TbyKuOf all the atrocities that take place in the modern world. One that baffles me more than any is how we can allow pe… https://t.co/wQer5byMDd
2/17
2020
@footstairs Oh Mrs Grotbags! #WorldsCampestCrocodile
2/15
2020
@footstairs I loved this too. Brilliant show.I am finally registered with companies house for my publishing company. Exciting times.
2/14
2020
@5ambook Looking forward to see what comes next Keith. @aaybuday Been there. I cried so much it burned my throat and eyes. Well done for getting this far.
2/13
2020
@footstairs I was terrified of it. Every time I saw sand on the floor I was certain my demise had arrived.
2/11
2020
@footstairs I'm always the dwarf too. Clearly the most interesting character. Some dude with a sword, some woman wi… https://t.co/1OQgb1CG44Win a Copy of Jim Mahfood's Pop Up Funk #popupbook - https://t.co/c51obHaMSC #win via @GleamApp
Retweeted by Ian BarransYeah boi, I know my stuff. https://t.co/00IQvoByH3 @footstairs It's nice to know that somewhere in the world my voice is saving the souls of lamps.
2/9
2020
The term is "Field guide" not "feel guide". What would a feel guide even be? Just a book telling you how to touch stuff?
2/7
2020
Happy #BrexitEve. It's just like Christmas but if Santa came down the chimney, took all your belongings, pissed in… https://t.co/RGqwHsDFmM
Retweeted by Ian Barrans @footstairs Yeah, I reckon so. @footstairs Have you considered cooking them in a pan on a hob rather than in a crater with dynamite?Today is a sad day for so many in the U.K. The biggest mistake I feel our country has made in my whole lifetime is… https://t.co/ilwObOYlp5
1/31
2020
Pop Up Funk is now available on @kickstarter at https://t.co/tn8yt0fYoj A 3-D explosion of art from the dark mast… https://t.co/xEV4sABGTj
Retweeted by Ian Barrans @footstairs In order to make Sour Dough bread you need to create a starter using natural yogurt, milk & flour. You… https://t.co/MT6Pmfo93i
1/30
2020
We are on day four of creating our sour dough starter, the smell is already unbearable. #itsallicansmell #sourdough https://t.co/0OQE4L65UC
1/29
2020
Hello Twitter! I've been absent for a while due to technical difficulties. Semi normal service is now resumed.
1/22
2019
@LeedsPlayhouse is open for #LightNightLeeds2019! And you are specially invited to their #OpenWeekend from 11-13 Oc… https://t.co/aPi2D3nU76
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10/5
2019
An exciting opportunity for an artist to get involved in the project team at @leeds_east! https://t.co/PdPskELk9q
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10/2
2019
✨✨✨ It's just over a week for the wonderful @LightNightLeeds taking place 10th - 11th Oct. Make sure not to miss ou… https://t.co/dKEfEk6VJf
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10/1
2019
#PopUptober BEGINS TOMORROW! Here...we...go... #papergengineers #PopUpTober2019 #popupbooks https://t.co/yGuY9NpkIz
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9/30
2019
📢Calling local artists📢 We want to commission an artist/designer/collaborative team to create and install public a… https://t.co/QgGoRrwG7E
Retweeted by Ian BarransYou are never too old for a picture book, or a comic book, or any kind of book. Books don't have ages. The books we… https://t.co/6K7Nlubdag
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9/26
2019
Tomorrow is the deadline to submit your volunteering application and join our #ArtInTheDark team! 🤗 Find all the d… https://t.co/rb8CXx8rt6
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9/24
2019
Tomorrow we strike back! Global Climate Strike September 20-27th: 5225 events In 156 countries On all 7 continents… https://t.co/HZGAa9gS35
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9/19
2019
"Please save your praise, we don’t want it. Don’t invite us here to tell us how inspiring we are without doing anyt… https://t.co/omoxPlPZwV
Retweeted by Ian BarransCALLING ALL PAPER-ENGINEERS! Want to participate in a daily pop-up art challenge going on through the month of Octo… https://t.co/bKF1MBk6Ck
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9/18
2019
How would you feel if your wildest dreams would take a walk before your very eyes? If you want to see… https://t.co/EFr6gbOwmY
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9/15
2019
I’m going to share some of a very special book with you. It’s called Kind and it has been put together by Axel Sche… https://t.co/OAKwXB9qeR
Retweeted by Ian BarransHere's a few #illustration highlights from the Manic Minotaur website! 🧙‍♂️🌛🐬 Check out more of my work here >… https://t.co/NLQR1jZitm
Retweeted by Ian BarransHe, she, they … should we now clarify our preferred pronouns when we say hello? https://t.co/emhpcdURVc
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9/13
2019
I want to publicly thank whoever made this. via @reddit https://t.co/UbK0zJ4jQG
Retweeted by Ian BarransJust a French Bulldog singing Roxanne, you're welcome. https://t.co/ZXgAY09j6wWow! Pushing the limits of #rashidjohnson's 'Shea Butter Three Ways', this is definitely the most ambitious… https://t.co/K9cK9RTyIO
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9/12
2019
Drum roll, pleeaaaaase! 🥁🥁🥁With a month to go, we are so very excited to announce that the Light Night Leeds 2019 p… https://t.co/jbOnJau5BF
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9/11
2019
Meet the genderless penguin chick being raised by a same-sex penguin couple https://t.co/2R10a4AGC5
Retweeted by Ian Barrans @NickSharratt1 @funkyinfishnet @scholasticuk WWI was a kias per their spelling,, was a guyi a big red elephant cost… https://t.co/dgM0ercYIBBy his own words he has 2 choices, step down as PM or go die in a ditch. https://t.co/G33J7FR9lz
9/10
2019
The book was better. Stop by your library! #LoveLibraries #lovetoread #MondayMotivation https://t.co/lezK1RYz8N
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9/9
2019
Tory MP Phillip Lee defects to Lib Dems midway through Johnson speech – video https://t.co/UhnaNOrlAd
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9/3
2019
Just 27 days left to see @YSI_2019 and play with Rashid Johnson's shea butter sculptures! Our galleries are open… https://t.co/LRhKudeOjh
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9/2
2019
Ours is a globalized world. Climate change affects us all; no one can hide from it. The global economy means we nee… https://t.co/U5WuB1Dkab
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8/30
2019
Pixie's Guide To Unicorns, the final spread to be completed. Now it's time to pick it apart and trace it ready for… https://t.co/fgtMqXwCmTThis turtle is pinned between two GIANT rocks... https://t.co/QAaTFsAxTX
Retweeted by Ian Barrans#OPPORTUNITY: Calling all UK craft practitioners, researchers, critics, project managers – ANYONE interested in the… https://t.co/X8kKD3O3GG
Retweeted by Ian BarransLed by @elladoran produce your own imaginary garden or interior-scape in collage and painting, inspired by the arti… https://t.co/3PYGrovn6e
Retweeted by Ian BarransWhy our obsession with good grades is fundamentally flawed and holds children back #teaching #sltchat #miltchathttps://t.co/GUJ5Pk8V5Q
Retweeted by Ian BarransYour Saturday read: “Galleries should not wait for people to come to us. We should be more proactive in appealing t… https://t.co/tzegD5obaR
Retweeted by Ian Barrans‘65% of people think that arts and culture are good for wellbeing.’ A new study has found that visiting art galleri… https://t.co/iP2Z9ISzjI
Retweeted by Ian BarransWhenever I see a Francis Bacon painting hanging right in front of me it is like being transported to a dark and fas… https://t.co/grFMXB2sCvInteractive sculpture of any kind is always a winner. Especially if it brings young people into the gallery and ult… https://t.co/0bunDINKQNCongratulations to all of the winners at the #sainsburysbookawards! https://t.co/yd2tAbYvxr
Retweeted by Ian Barrans @LightNightLeeds is so often one of my favourite events of the year. Last year the dragon at The Queens hotel was b… https://t.co/UXkE6sEXkcThis day of talks by artists, curators, fabricators and educators aims to really get under the skin of what it mean… https://t.co/AKwHuaLj2C
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8/29
2019
@LEGO_Group Will you be designing sets which consider things from a more tactile rather than aesthetic angle? @IanBarrans The Braille Bricks are a separate (but related) project to use LEGO bricks to help with teaching Braill… https://t.co/mwA9NHnd7t
Retweeted by Ian BarransAs I understand it they are also launching bricks which help teach Braille. Well done @LEGO_Group https://t.co/3kVv7kk7nhFor anyone interested in pop-up books, here is a nice little piece about @robert_sabuda https://t.co/sZ4xNwHtw2As a photographer, for me, there is something incredibly visceral about film. So I adore this project. Would love t… https://t.co/asq3DOTkEVYorkshire's celebration of sculpture is itself to be celebrated. We have something really special going on here. Le… https://t.co/pOrFqfGBRn
8/28
2019
After a lot of severe illness, terrible treatments and a great deal of worry, I found out today that I am free from cancer. #cancersurvivor
8/12
2019
Thank You to all subscribers old and new, thanks so much for your continued support of the YouTube channel. Its a… https://t.co/WlkeWvWaSk
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8/6
2019
All six pages for the upcoming re-release of the @JimMahfood Pop Up Funk #popupbook Coming in 2020, pre-orders th… https://t.co/Hd6zpc2HnQ
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8/3
2019
Today is the last day to be in with the chance of winning this box of gifts before Pippi sends it to one of her luc… https://t.co/HuZLRdEhmB
Retweeted by Ian BarransKnow someone who really likes plants? Get them this deluxe edition of the world's first pop up book about pot. The… https://t.co/0tsOEX9CJV
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7/31
2019
@whiffin_lucy We love Enid Blyton so I'd point you towards @Pippiandfriends as my kids loved that even more.
7/30
2019
@footstairs this one instantly made me think of you. https://t.co/7dXtkqMH2OPippi loves to give others gifts, which is why she is giving away this box of goodies to one of her best friends! T… https://t.co/yPJAavo2jg
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7/19
2019
I’m looking for challenging new theatre projects I can collaborate on in 2020. I manage myself & would love to audi… https://t.co/BmR4gdN9nX
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7/9
2019
@footstairs Well I have no intention of giving up.
6/25
2019
Radiotherapy fatigue is so much more difficult than I ever imagined. Every now & then I get a day of being able to… https://t.co/NC7sqjeDkl
6/24
2019
Here's a little video about my visit to Sakura Festival Leeds today #japanesefood #japaneseculturehttps://t.co/qpxrewAw0V
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6/8
2019

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