Category Archives: letterpress

Animated ‘Smart Cookie’

A miniature book from 2012. The text is from hundreds of assorted fortune cookie fortunes collected over the years. Printed from polymer plates on a Vandercook press.

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Lost ‘Notebook’

Sad little lost artist’s book. So, I mailed off one of the last few copies of an artist’s book it took me a million years to make, and it ended up getting delivered to somewhere in the hinterlands of Limbo. … Continue reading

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Connections: Corcoran Print and Book Forum, 12.7.2013

Dear fellow humans: I’ve been invited by the Corcoran College of Art + Design to talk about being a newbie book artist at their 2013 Print and Book Forum, which will be held at the Corcoran Gallery of Art in … Continue reading

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4th of July & Other Miscellany

The Penland 4th of July party, which we had instead of the usual parade because of unusual amounts of rain, was a blast. A blurry, mind-scrambling, went-by-too-quick blast. That I have only a few pictures of because I had my … Continue reading

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Penland Letterpress: Session 3 Words & Pictures

What I saw on my morning walk to class:non-stop amounts of 100% real natural beauty. As I mentioned down below earlier on this Picture Engine thing, I had the great honor and privilege of teaching a class at Penland a … Continue reading

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Imaginary Postcard: Doodle Chart

This is kind of a placeholder image until I can get around to posting trip pictures. And, yeah, I think I can telepathically detect that your main question about the image is, what the heck is it? Well, it’s one … Continue reading

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Going to Penland

My wife and I are heading to North Carolina in a couple of days and we can’t wait to wake up to some good fresh mountain-style air. I keep telling her that all the students, staff, and instructors I met … Continue reading

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‘Notebook’ Printing Project Sample Pages

There are 50* boxed copies of Notebook. Each 7″x5″ book is 94 pages long and contains about 5000 mostly English words. Every book is different. A PDF is on the way, maybe, if I can ever get it to look … Continue reading

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Lettering Practice (Happy Birthday B!)

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History of the ‘Notebook’ Printing Project

My whole project started about 5000 years ago when I bought a copy of Under Milk Wood off a clearance table in the bookstore of the first of the many colleges I’ve attended. Back then, I had no idea Dylan … Continue reading

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‘Quad’ Book

Again, the low-fi pictures are 98% my fault, because any camera more complicated than a cigar box with a hole in it is apparently too much camera for me. But it’s also somewhat the fault of the prints…which I can’t … Continue reading

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Signage

I’m posting these two super old linocuts plus one even older drawing and a really extremely old spec sheet for an imaginary font to remind myself I have a similar type of job to do as soon as humanly possible, … Continue reading

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