Hi, I am trying to get a good embossed print on 600gsm cranes letters paper and have been told that I need to dampen the card prior to printing, but not sure how to do this . Has any one done this with good results?.. Grateful for any tips on…Continue
Started by Jane Saunders in Design Side 20 hours ago.
Hello, Ladies,Well, do I have news! (Not a question---yes, I *do* have news!) In two weeks I will take delivery of a 1st Model C&P 10x15 with a Kluge feeder (My favorite feeder ever, and SO much nicer than hand-pegging sheets!) Shortly behind…Continue
Started by Barbara Jean Yaple in Business Matters on Thursday.
Hi there! I've had a couple of requests from designers who would like to have their own designs letterpress printed so that they can sell them in their shops and I'm having a really hard time figuring out what to charge. I know what to charge for my…Continue
Does anyone do gold foil edging in their shop? I'm looking to outsource this part of my project. If so, please send your pricing to firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks!Continue
Opportunity for JURIED SHOW for Works on Paper 2014 and exhibition in NY. Submissions due April 24. Artists working in Prints & Broadsides, Books, Photography, Mixed Media may submit work via email for this exhibition at Intima Gallery,…Continue
Started by Mindy Belloff in News and Announcements Apr 13.
As soon as we committed to selling this press, we had no idea it would be a roller coaster ride. Here we are, a few months later after many crazy disappointments and strange twists and turns, and this Pilot is still in my workshop. I'd like to make…Continue
Started by Tiffany Smith in Classifieds Apr 11.
Hello,Has anyone used the Acrylic VanSon Ink that the company says is good for letterpress? I've been using their rubber base, which I like, except for when overprinting. That's when it takes forever to be absorbed into the paper. Any information is…Continue
Hello all,I am graduating college and starting a letterpress business soon, and I am currently stuck on which press to go with. I've checked BriarPress, eBay, local ads and the like, and most of what I'm finding are C&P's. I originally wanted to…Continue
If you are not letterpress printing full time, as in, if you have a day job in addition to your letterpress work, what are some of your lead times for projects for clients? Right now, I work 8-5 and print in the evenings after the kiddos are in bed.…Continue
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