Hey everybody, the good news is that my wonderful doctor is happy and has turned me loose to get back to work, slowly but surely, but work non the less! That means classes are back in session. The new class schedule is up on the learn page but here’s the lowdown for November: Wednesday the… Continue reading Classes are back in session
This is a short video done by my friend Shaun at Boyte Creative. Shaun did a wonderful job of capturing the ‘vibe’ here at the shop. Check out the entire post here. http://blog.boytecreative.com/ Thanks Shaun, it is always a pleasure working with you!
Hey Everyone, Yes, it’s Sunday and I’m in the shop again, no rest for the wicked! The move went well, no one hurt and no machines broken, to say that moving 30,000lbs of equipment was tough is an understatement! So many helped and my clients were very understanding, I feel fortunate to work with such… Continue reading Back to Business!
Well, it’s that time of year again, out with the old, in with the new! It’s also my time to reflect back on things. It’s been a good year here at the shop (all things considered). I’ve had lots of fun with my friends and made some new ones along the way, and it’s been a… Continue reading Another year passes….
I first met little Fiona shortly after her birth when her daddy, my good friend Marc Hedges at encompus, brought her into the shop to design and print her birth announcement. So when he needed an invite for her 5th birthday, all I could say was…yes! We used all handset/wood type and ornaments. The smaller type… Continue reading One Lucky Five Year Old..!
We just finished up with the 2nd Annual Printers Fair at the International Printing Museum and I must say we had a great time! We met a lot of great people and even though it was a hot day, we came away with a bunch of new friends as well as a lot of new… Continue reading 2010 LA Printer’s Fair… Good Times!
I got a really nice email from a good friend of mine today, Brandon Lavigne. He’s studying Japanese Kanji over in Japan these days. Brandon, along with Brett at Anders Creative, was responsible for the great look of the Quality Letterpress website. When we first met, all I had was a basic splash page with… Continue reading 活字印刷 (katsu jin satsu) is “letterpress printing” in Japanese….
Recently we had a cool visitor to our shop. Santiago Merino, a noted artist from Mexico City, came into town to see how the presses operate and take what he learned back to Mexico to start his own letterpress business. We had a great time discussing art, graphic design and the letterpress process. We talked… Continue reading Everyday is an adventure…
Here was a cool way to spend Saturday morning… My friend Courtney at ‘Full Courtney Press’ had an issue with her Old Style C&P. It seemed that the throw off, or the handle that makes the press hit a piece of paper, was sticking either on or off impression. Even though she could adjust it… Continue reading The fun never ends…!