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Monthly Archives: June, 2012

Mystery Folio #2: Mini Update

Not much to say here, but thought I would post some progress photos from yesterday. Mystery Folio #2 is coming along. Five more objects to print, and then we’ll see … Continue reading

June 30, 2012 · 1 Comment

Mystery Folios

Ok. Yes. I am planning the day’s run on the bus. Ordinarily, I am a bit more organized than this. Confession: I am not entirely sure what I am doing … Continue reading

June 29, 2012 · Leave a comment

Playing 10850 catch up

Today was Black 10850 catch up day. Three runs to do on the book today, all small pieces of text, all in black 10850, most of them things I have … Continue reading

June 25, 2012 · Leave a comment

. . . And the winner is . . .

Thank you all for your spectacular poetry submissions! After much difficult deliberation, the panel has made its decision. And the winners are: PRIZE WINNERS Glenn House P. Antone, the friendly … Continue reading

June 24, 2012 · 4 Comments

What’s in a Proof? (WIN A PRIZE!)

Hello, Blog Friends! I thought I would take this opportunity to celebrate the often under-appreciated “proof sheet.” But wait, there’s more! Stay tuned to the end for a SPECIAL PRIZE … Continue reading

June 18, 2012 · 14 Comments

Post #37: In which I set up a run

The majority of the work in a press run happens before the real printing begins. The “makeready,” time spent setting up the run, is the most critical part of the … Continue reading

June 15, 2012 · 1 Comment

Glorious, Glorious Text

I ask you, is anything better than printing text? Is there anything more glorious and exciting? Over the last two days I have been laying down the text of the … Continue reading

June 14, 2012 · 7 Comments

The Day of The Halftone

. . . and we’re back! EIGHT runs today to make up for my lazy honeymoon, all of them black halftone images printed on top of color silhouettes from weeks … Continue reading

June 12, 2012 · 5 Comments