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Spring Bookbinding & Letterpress Workshops

Making Books will make you happy! I’ve finally got a list of spring bookbinding and letterpress courses online, most of them in London and Brighton. I am running a couple … Continue reading

March 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

Courses in the South of England, Spring 2014

Hello all! It’s that time again. I know you’ve all been waiting and waiting for a shameless workshop plug. Today I am answering your call! Below you’ll find a list … Continue reading

March 19, 2014 · 1 Comment

A carload of letterpress heads to West Dean College

Here are some things I saw while teaching at West Dean College last week. dozens of melons hanging in little hammocks two front-halves of two lions in separate glass boxes … Continue reading

August 13, 2013 · 1 Comment

Summer School discount at Ink Spot Press in Brighton

Hello Big Jump friends in the UK! Places are still available in my bookbinding and letterpress intensive summer courses at Ink Spot Press here in Brighton at the end of … Continue reading

July 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

We will make boxes. We will make boxes all week. And our boxes will be GLORIOUS.

Did you see all those boxes up there? That was all day ONE. I am back at the Wells Summer Institute and we are BOX MACHINES. By the end of … Continue reading

July 10, 2013 · 17 Comments

Teaching, Printing, Thinking, Working.

I’ve been teaching a lot of letterpress courses lately. Above you can see heavy typesetting action in my Intro to Letterpress weekend course at the London Centre for Book Arts. … Continue reading

March 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Geneva Book Marathon

Someone give me a bottle of water, a medal, and one of those magical tin foil blankets. And maybe some prize money. This month of travel is over, ending with … Continue reading

December 2, 2012 · 4 Comments

The London Centre for Book Arts

Welcome to the London Centre for Book Arts! Yes, there is a car parked inside of it. Yes, the current sign is a piece of A3 paper. But every day … Continue reading

October 9, 2012 · 2 Comments

Bookbinding Summer School: Nailed it.

Our last day in Bookbinding Summer School started off with a blur. Cut this, fold that, push that lady out of the way to get to the glue. We had … Continue reading

August 31, 2012 · 2 Comments

OCAC: Books Accomplished.

The artists’ books are done after a marathon week-long workshop at the Oregon College of Art and Craft! The three presses were humming all the time and some planning was … Continue reading

August 5, 2012 · 7 Comments