Tag : letterpress

Happy Letterpress Appreciation Day!

Today is Letterpress Appreciation Day, another one of those awesome holidays during which we're not likely to be getting a day off from work.   The date of September 18th (9-18) was chosen for good reason - the standard height of wood and metal type is 0.918 inches. Quite nifty. So how am I

Book Arts Guide to Vermont Open Studio Weekend

Welcome to the Spring 2017 Book Arts Guide to Vermont Open Studio WeekendIt's time for my biannual rundown of the book artists participating in Vermont Open Studio Weekend (May 27 & 28). Some of these talented folks are also members of the Book Arts Guild of Vermont (B.A.G.), an organization of which I am a member.I

Penland 2017 spring session

If you're itching to do some learning next year, check out Penland - they've got an amazing lineup of book arts workshops and instructors for their 2017 spring session. Look and drool:During Session 2 (April 9 - 15), Erin Keane is teaching Encaustic Books: Wax, Paper, Thread:Wax nostalgic, wax poetic, wax philosophical,

Trip to Isetatsu, Tokyo

Isetatsu was our last paper-related stop in Tokyo, which was good because day three was so.very.long. And I'm pretty sure that my husband was over it. We found the petite shop nestled on a small street - if you didn't know it was there, you would totally walk by it.I

Wells Book Arts Summer Institute 2016

The Wells Book Arts Center recently announced their 2016 Summer Institute. Here's their fantastic lineup:Week 1 – July 17-23:Michael Bixler – Typecasting and Monotype CompositionDiane Bond – Decorative Paste Paper and BeyondSteven Lee-Davis -Wood Engraving: Well Crafted IllustrationScott McCarney – Experiential Artists BooksBrad Vetter – Pressure Printing & Contemporary LetterpressWeek 2 –

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