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Category Archives: Workshops and Teaching

Wha? Where am I? What just happened?

I am squinting into the sun today as I emerge from a teaching cave. August was a marathon of week-long summer school courses, weekend workshops, and afternoon sessions. I am … Continue reading

September 3, 2013 · 10 Comments

Busy.

Busy busy busy teaching and moving and rushing around sort of week. Here, in photo form, is what has been going on. 1. I had a brief few days to … Continue reading

August 21, 2013 · 2 Comments

A carload of letterpress heads to West Dean College

Here are some things I saw while teaching at West Dean College last week. dozens of melons hanging in little hammocks two front-halves of two lions in separate glass boxes … Continue reading

August 13, 2013 · 1 Comment

Summer School discount at Ink Spot Press in Brighton

Hello Big Jump friends in the UK! Places are still available in my bookbinding and letterpress intensive summer courses at Ink Spot Press here in Brighton at the end of … Continue reading

July 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

The slow migration of objects over an ocean.

Every time I come home to the UK after a trip back to the  States, I shell out sixty bucks at the airport and bring back an extra checked bag … Continue reading

July 23, 2013 · 9 Comments

All box all the time

YES. LOOK AT THEM ALL. Our week at the Wells Summer Institute is over and we have had a total box victory. I forgot to count before we packed them … Continue reading

July 15, 2013 · 5 Comments

We will make boxes. We will make boxes all week. And our boxes will be GLORIOUS.

Did you see all those boxes up there? That was all day ONE. I am back at the Wells Summer Institute and we are BOX MACHINES. By the end of … Continue reading

July 10, 2013 · 17 Comments

25 people, one press. A tale of woe, a tale of victory.

Standing in the middle of the print shop at the Oxbow School of Art is a lone Vandercook no. 3. About to descend on this solitary press: 24 participants in … Continue reading

May 24, 2013 · 9 Comments

The Best Book Exhibition Ever (and other news)

Too many things to say this week! I have broken it down into list form for your perusal and approval: Item #1 WHO WANTS TO COME TO THE WELLS BOOK … Continue reading

April 27, 2013 · 15 Comments

Considering the Flag Book

I almost never make flag books. All that waving and shaking and moving around is just too much for me. But lately I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about … Continue reading

April 7, 2013 · 56 Comments