et”The Greats weren’t great because at birth they could paint, the Greats were great because they paint a lot.” ~Macklemore
Yet another thank you to Chad. Not only for working with me, but for bringing his camera to the party as well.
Look, Ma - I’m on TV! Well… Tumblr.
GEORGE GRAVES - PRESS WHISPERER, INK SMUDGERER.
I just finished a complete re-brand, after many long months of deliberation. Part of which was creating some high grade letterpress business cards that will make people cringe at the thought of tossing them. George was super easy to work with, and even had me come down to his studio for a press check, so I brought my camera. It was interesting to see how much time and care goes into working on a press that’s so old and completely manual.
Stay tuned for photos of the cards and the rest of my branding!
Got a lot of firsts going on tonight. I’ve never run a die on a press without lockouts or even seen a jacket like this one before - instead of snapping on it has a set screw… #customletterpress #letterpress #diecut #originalheidelberg #heidelbergwindmill #blackball #inmotion #slc #dowork #craftlakecity #penandpalates @penandpalates
I’ve said it before and hopefully it doesn’t take me as long to remember next time: if it seems like Heidelberg should have thought of something, chances are they did… #germanengineering #originalheidelberg #heidelbergwindmill #platenpress #letterpress #themandatepress #troubleshooting (Taken with Instagram)