Trace at 23 Sandy Gallery
At long last, Trace, the Shift-lab project which includes the Marina book and prints I’ve been working on since last July, will be up at 23 Sandy Gallery in Portland, … Continue reading
Print yields process, process yields drawings.
I’ve finally cleared the last of the Marina prints off of the drying rack. We haven’t been able to do any laundry for the last two weeks while we’ve been … Continue reading
Printing with Cliff Chalk. . . plus a piece of news
The chalk cliffs surrounding the Brighton marina site are made up of the remains of ancient sea creatures, the fossilized bones of ice age land mammals, and nodules of flint. … Continue reading
Fun with Su yields something new
Often teaching gives me an opportunity to see some new and inspiring things. I spent last week with Su Bonfanti, helping her execute her plan for a book project. Su … Continue reading
Say it like you mean it.
I am a generally friendly human being. I give up my seat to elderly people on the tube. I smile at strangers. I give money to the Red Cross. I … Continue reading
A Codex Miracle
Just in the nick of time, a working model of my new book is ready to make the trip to the Codex Book Fair on Saturday. Now to business packing … Continue reading
Codex: A Race Against Time
AAAAAAAAAAHAHAHAHAHHHHHHHHHHRRRRRRGHGHGHGHGH I’ll admit it. This is blind panic. I am desperate to get at least one copy of Figure Study together in time for Codex. I leave for San Francisco a … Continue reading
Every Day is Different
I am, as you can see, working hard to churn out the new book these days. This kind of printing is a slog. Not very difficult, not very interesting, nothing … Continue reading
Announcing a BIG JUMP PRESS KICKSTARTER CAMPAIGN! Give a little, get a lot!
NOTE: this project was fully funded in June! Hurrah! Hello Blog Friends! I am so pleased to announce that (science correspondent and collaborator) David Allen and I have finally launched … Continue reading
Adventures in the Monotype Archive: Jan van Krimpen’s Angry letters
Welcome back to the Monotype Archive! Thanks to Monotype designer Toshi Omagari, I was able to spend time last week digging through boxes and pawing old documents and type drawings … Continue reading