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Monthly Archives: October, 2012

A Race to the Finish

The mad dash to finish this project before I head back to the States continues! Four more prints are finished and trimmed, including “The clothespin causes someone to remember something,”  … Continue reading

October 29, 2012 · Leave a comment

Boxmaking Boot Camp

This week marked the end of the boxmaking class I’ve been running at Ink Spot Press. Over three Tuesday evenings, each of my dedicated box making companions knocked out three … Continue reading

October 26, 2012 · 3 Comments

Post #74, In which I clean a Vandercook press

If you want to use a press, you have to clean a press. This is the cruel truth of the letterpress world. A printer should be able to clean a … Continue reading

October 24, 2012 · 6 Comments

three down, two on their way, five to go

Back to work on the prints. This time: “The Clothespin causes someone to remember something.” (See here for a description of the prints I am producing alongside a book project). … Continue reading

October 19, 2012 · 4 Comments

The Manchester Artists’ Books Fair (and a ridiculous hotel)

I spent the weekend in Manchester sitting behind a table at the Manchester Artists Books Fair put on by Hot Bed Press and the Manchester School of Art. I have … Continue reading

October 15, 2012 · 8 Comments

The London Centre for Book Arts

Welcome to the London Centre for Book Arts! Yes, there is a car parked inside of it. Yes, the current sign is a piece of A3 paper. But every day … Continue reading

October 9, 2012 · 2 Comments

The Pine Cone is an Object of Veneration

The prints continue. Today: The Pine Cone is an Object of Veneration. I spent a few minutes over coffee in the morning finalizing an idea in Indesign. Taking a printout … Continue reading

October 3, 2012 · 3 Comments

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