Tag : letterpress

Wayback Wednesday

Right around the time I got my Kelsey, I made contact with Dick Goodwin, letterpress dude. He was so generous with his time and skill, giving me a tour of his shop and sharing his knowledge about the basics (I still have a lot to learn). He's been collecting letterpress equipment

Wayback Wednesday

A couple of years ago, I got a lovely Kelsey 5x8 Excelsior Press Model U letterpress. I acquired it from the awesome bookbinder Stephanie Gibbs, who posted it on the Book Arts listserv. It's in fantastic shape. Stephanie even threw in a bunch of type with the press. Lucky me! Sadly, I

Letterpress at Dartmouth

I've been thinking a lot about how to make books that are in a lower price point and came up with the idea of making little letterpressed notebooks. I was glad to have an excuse to get back down to the Dartmouth letterpress studio, as it had been a while. I

Letterpress at Dartmouth

Today was the last day I could get into the letterpress studio before the end of the semester. Now I have to wait until the fall before I can go back. Sad. Even sadder was the fact that some nimrod walked off with the Pantone guide, so I had to wing

Letterpress at Dartmouth

 More work on the Off Leash series at Dartmouth. Yeah, apparently I'm now saying "Whassup dawg" to Wiggum. I know I sound ridiculous, but I love both how it sounds and how it's spelled. If you want a good laugh, check out the entry for dawg on Urban Dictionary. The images are