Big Jump Press

Print yields process, process yields drawings.

I’ve finally cleared the last of the Marina prints off of the drying rack. We haven’t been able to do any laundry for the last two weeks while we’ve been … Continue reading

August 12, 2015 · 11 Comments

Printing with Cliff Chalk. . . plus a piece of news

The chalk cliffs surrounding the Brighton marina site are made up of the remains of ancient sea creatures, the fossilized bones of ice age land mammals, and nodules of flint. … Continue reading

July 14, 2015 · 18 Comments

Fun with Su yields something new

Often teaching gives me an opportunity to see some new and inspiring things. I spent last week with Su Bonfanti, helping her execute her plan for a book project. Su … Continue reading

July 7, 2015 · 4 Comments

Say it like you mean it.

I am a generally friendly human being. I give up my seat to elderly people on the tube. I smile at strangers. I give money to the Red Cross. I … Continue reading

May 28, 2015 · 4 Comments

Rebuilding the Marina

My ongoing collaboration as a member of Shift-lab has forced me to look up from a mountain of Figure Study binding and venture out into the fresh air. Something new! … Continue reading

May 20, 2015 · 10 Comments

Post BABE Sale. Come and get it!

The whirlwind is over and I am back home after a busy weekend at the Bristol Artists Book Event. I am always amazed at how fast the end arrives and … Continue reading

April 13, 2015 · 6 Comments

To the Bristol Artists Book Event!

I’ve been gearing up for BABE 2015 this week. Gathering prints and proofs, digging out my display stuff and my card reader (does it still work?) and getting a few … Continue reading

April 10, 2015 · 6 Comments

Spring Bookbinding & Letterpress Workshops

Making Books will make you happy! I’ve finally got a list of spring bookbinding and letterpress courses online, most of them in London and Brighton. I am running a couple … Continue reading

March 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

Shift-lab on the table: Codex February 8-11

And we’re off! I fly tomorrow to reunite with my Shift-lab companions at the Codex Book Fair. I’ve been so consumed by finishing my new book that I haven’t had … Continue reading

February 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

A Codex Miracle

Just in the nick of time, a working model of my new book is ready to make the trip to the Codex Book Fair on Saturday. Now to business packing … Continue reading

February 5, 2015 · 11 Comments