Friday, July 22, 2011

Letterpress proofing

I'm in the midst of a 6-week letterpress printing class at the Minnesota Center for Book Arts. It is awesome. I am hooked. We're learning how to use Vandercook presses, set lead type and make lino cuts. Our end product will be a broadside print. Here's the lead type, Stymie medium 24pt, I set for my text:

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And here's the proof:

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Next week is mistake-fixing and linoleum cutting. Yay!

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