Archives for the ‘Letterpress’ Category

A Year Went By

Full circle, since my last post with holiday letterpress prints… a year has passed and so much has changed. But here I am, back with another holiday pressing update, proving that many things also remain the same! This past weekend I had a booth at the Charlottesville Waldorf School Annual Holiday Bazaar, my first foray […]

Holiday Printing

In what was most likely my last run on the letterpress before we move, I printed a small run of Holiday prints and cards. Now that the chilly winter weather is upon us, the garage “studio” is too cold for printmaking – not only do my fingers get chilly, but the ink won’t spread on […]

The Little Reader on the Letterpress

I printed a short run of my original illustration, The Little Reader, on the letterpress. And they are now up for sale at Living Traditional Arts Shop! There will likely┬ábe more available at some point in the future, so I won’t call this a limited edition run, but if you particularly like the green color, […]

Oh what a beautiful Day (glow)!

I wasn’t sure what to expect from dayglo printing ink. My printer friend grabbed it off a shelf as sort of an afterthought – “try this,” he said. It sat for a while by the press while I played it safe with traditional black. I wasn’t actually certain just what color it would be and […]

‘Pressing News

There has been some letterpress activity around here lately, which is such a good thing in so many ways. I was encouraged by a local print shop owner to print several designs for his sales reps to include in their portfolio: an extremely generous opportunity I jumped at and just the incentive I needed to […]