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The Return of The Collaborator

Science Correspondent/Collaborator David Allen was back in UK last week to continue our work on what we have come to refer to as “Dave and Sarah’s Amazing Project.” Dave is … Continue reading

April 1, 2014 · 5 Comments

Courses in the South of England, Spring 2014

Hello all! It’s that time again. I know you’ve all been waiting and waiting for a shameless workshop plug. Today I am answering your call! Below you’ll find a list … Continue reading

March 19, 2014 · 1 Comment

Excavations

I’m digging through old notes today to gear up for a talk I am giving on Sunday afternoon at the Otis College of Art and Design. (Are you in Los … Continue reading

February 25, 2014 · 6 Comments

Breathing room + Deadlines = Honest to God Artwork

A long break in teaching since the holidays has given me the breathing room to think and design. The book I am producing with Shift-lab is really moving forward now. … Continue reading

January 17, 2014 · 6 Comments

Shift Lab: you tweet, we print

Hello all! This weekend I am embarking on an exciting new endeavor with fellow book artists Katie Baldwin, Macy Chadwick, Denise Bookwalter and Tricia Treacy. Together we are Shift-lab. Our … Continue reading

January 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

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

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

Teaching, Printing, Thinking, Working.

I’ve been teaching a lot of letterpress courses lately. Above you can see heavy typesetting action in my Intro to Letterpress weekend course at the London Centre for Book Arts. … Continue reading

March 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Diagnostic Adventures at the London Print Studio

I’ve been popping in and out of the London Print Studio lately to see what their letterpress situation is. They’ve got a Vandercook SP-20, a beautiful and enormous Boxcar base, … Continue reading

February 25, 2013 · 10 Comments