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The Demo Studio Show

Because of a long and wholly unpredictable series of flukes and chance connections, I ended up getting invited this summer to participate in The Demo Studio Show at D center Baltimore. For the best explanation of the exhibit, you should … Continue reading

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Bonus Info: Sewing

Working with a punching cradle: use scrap card stock to soften the impact of the awl, line up your folios against the fence at the end of the cradle, punch straight down, make small holes. To sew a simple pamphlet, … Continue reading

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Bonus Info: Pamphlet Prep

This is Part 1 of the next-to-last post in this mini-series about the “Intro to Bookbinding” class we had on July 27th. I’ll do a write-up about tools next and then it’s on to other long-delayed work for a while. … 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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Print Shop Signage

Photo by Sean P. Morrissey Photo by Sean P. Morrissey I went slightly nuts drawing signs for my class at Penland, but because of being constantly busy (which I was glad about) I went somewhat less nuts taking pictures of … Continue reading

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Bonus Info: The Tetra-Tetra-Flexagon

The plan for the front side of the sheet. A map of what’s on the back side. I’m not a math guy, so I don’t know if the topology of this thing is something special or if it just has … Continue reading

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Bonus Info: One Sheet Books

Note: The February, 2018 post “Workshop Handout: One-sheet Books / Mini Zines” features an updated printable version of this diagram. It appeals to my sense of the absurd that I spent the day making diagrams of one of the world’s … Continue reading

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