Monthly Archives: September 2011
with other methods of printing: Thought I’d try printing by hand. So far so good – after I did this proof, I tweaked the color a lot so that the alphabet was properly visible under it, and managed to get … Continue reading
First: I need to stop slacking off about printing damp. It’s fine for flat machine papers to be dry, but if I want to get anything good out of my cotton & linen papers, I’m going to have to dampen. … Continue reading
And a small pile of finished prints: Valuable lessons learned today: an edition of 20 doesn’t justify the inking (clearly we need another, smaller, press). Printing from new type is most excellent (clearly we need a Monotype in the back … Continue reading
(sung to the tune of Tradition…) Thus far, I have not done anything awesome in the service of procrastination. Last night I sewed a couple of quilt squares, but that’s because I’ve learned a Valuable Lesson about printing when over-tired: … Continue reading
Still confused. (The first thing is a print I need to send to three people, and then I’ll post real pictures; I’m inordinately pleased with it, imperfections and all. The second is the final stitching on books I’ve been working … Continue reading
I don’t really know what to do with myself. Also, my new phone has a decent camera, which is going to take some getting used to.
the inability to make digital mockups for a card. I wonder how hard it would be to take a good proof and make vectors of my type … for, you know, personal use.
Three runs, three sheets, three inks mixed.