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Monthly Archives: March, 2012

Plates, by God!

Today I sent files away to be made into printing plates. Whenever I finally decide to get plates made for a book, I marvel slightly at what an arbitrary decision … Continue reading

March 30, 2012 · 1 Comment

Digital Fiddling

Today is Obsessive Digital Manipulation Headache Day! It is the little things I am focusing on now. Do I want italic for the captions in the ‘appendix’ section of the … Continue reading

March 26, 2012 · 2 Comments

Print Accomplished

Here it is, a the fruit of my screen printing labors! And at 23 1/2″ x 16 1/2″ it is my biggest print so far, and impossible to do on … Continue reading

March 23, 2012 · 3 Comments

Objects on the Big Screen

Dear Letterpress, Please don’t be mad. Love, Big Jump Press Screen printing is brand new to me, so when I am not making shattering, bone-headed mistakes, I am trying to … Continue reading

March 16, 2012 · Leave a comment

Where journals are born

Well, Big Jump Press has the flu today, as it did yesterday, and the day before. So no exciting letterpress or mockup action is to be had. Rather a lot … Continue reading

March 14, 2012 · 1 Comment

Play on the press yields a quiet little print

 “The Button,” a new print produced as a study for the ‘objects’ book. I am continuing to divide my time between designing on the computer and relaxing on the press. … Continue reading

March 8, 2012 · Leave a comment

Mockups and some mockups

The mockup battle continues, and with each new draft I am getting closer to ordering plates and printing this book. This project is about the objects that we keep on … Continue reading

March 7, 2012 · Leave a comment