Tag Archives: technique

Extra Yes Letterpress Poster

Last Saturday at the International Printing Museum, a few of us docents (a group henceforth known as “The Night Shift”) decided to sink our teeth (and our type) into a new poster project. Alyssa put together a kick-ass collection of vintage advertising cuts, focusing on slogans and mostly generic taglines. There are some fantastic “perfume […]

Graphic Artists Guild, Michael Doret, and Letterpress

What do all of these three subjects have in common? The answer is this past Saturday, October 23rd. As a member of the Los Angeles Chapter of the Graphic Artists Guild, I helped to plan the Guild-sponsored “Evening with Michael Doret,” a splendid presentation by the accomplished graphic/type designer and letterer. It was a fascinating […]

Sneak Preview: LA Printers Fair

Been spending quite a few Saturdays, including today, over at the International Printing Museum in Carson, the incredible local resource that will play home next week to the 2nd Annual LA Printers Fair. Alyssa has been creating block prints on her own for some time, so we brought her linoleum blocks (as well as a […]