Susan Carter Morgan
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  • Fredericksburg, VA
  • United States
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A grateful printer

I've been meaning to write this for some time, but now that I have my new press in place, it seems the time is right.I started printing a little more than two years ago-- first on a Morgan Line…Continue

Started Jun 7, 2016

The Package Has Arrived
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Wow, Camille. I am floored by all the wonderful pieces included in the LOL print exchange. It arrived today, and I can't stop looking at everything. Thank you so much, and to Kseniya, too, for…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Arie Koelewyn Feb 25, 2016.

Leaving rollers on?
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I've been using a proof press (having to clean only type and brayer as the roller never touches ink) for the past few months. Now that I have a Pearl platen press, I'm wondering--do the rollers need…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Susan Carter Morgan Oct 12, 2014.

 

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Susan Carter Morgan replied to Meghan Hopkins Sokorai's discussion Blank Coasters
"I bought mine from Holyoke. They have Holyoke Paper or Lettra http://holyokedirect.com/lettra-coasters/"
Mar 10
Susan Carter Morgan replied to Kseniya Thomas's discussion Freedom of the Press Starts with US
":) Thanks, Kseniya..."
Nov 21, 2016
Susan Carter Morgan replied to Kseniya Thomas's discussion Freedom of the Press Starts with US
Nov 21, 2016
Susan Carter Morgan replied to Mike Tyer's discussion Wanted: Heidelberg Windmill 10x15
"Did you see this? http://www.briarpress.org/45510 I don't know Heidelbergs, but I thought I'd pass it along :)"
Sep 25, 2016
Susan Carter Morgan posted a discussion

A grateful printer

I've been meaning to write this for some time, but now that I have my new press in place, it seems the time is right.I started printing a little more than two years ago-- first on a Morgan Line O'Scribe, and then a Golding Pearl #1. I've been able to do this because of the wonderfully supportive letterpress community, here and on letpress and Briarpress and with great teachers at the Visual Arts Ctr in Richmond.When I decided to upgrade to a larger press, I called John Barrett at Letterpress…See More
Jun 7, 2016
Susan Carter Morgan and Lenor Mirochna are now friends
Apr 14, 2016
Susan Carter Morgan and Robert Miller are now friends
Apr 12, 2016
Arie Koelewyn replied to Susan Carter Morgan's discussion The Package Has Arrived
"Mine arrived yesterday. Making it a Good Mail Day. While the snow built up to 12 inches I ignored it and spent a very fun 2 hours perusing the contents. Some mighty fine printing."
Feb 25, 2016
Camille Robin replied to Susan Carter Morgan's discussion The Package Has Arrived
"Thank you for your contribution to make this swap successful! FYI “Desiderata” (Latin: “desired things”) is a prose poem written in 1927 by American writer Max Ehrmann (1872-1945).  I have included two copies so that you…"
Feb 24, 2016
Kseniya Thomas replied to Susan Carter Morgan's discussion The Package Has Arrived
"I did nothing but make the package late by waiting till the very last minute to print mine, ha! I can't wait to see what everyone made. Big thanks to Camille for organizing this and spending so much time on it!"
Feb 24, 2016
Susan Carter Morgan posted a discussion

The Package Has Arrived

Wow, Camille. I am floored by all the wonderful pieces included in the LOL print exchange. It arrived today, and I can't stop looking at everything. Thank you so much, and to Kseniya, too, for compiling and shipping this. A huge task-- and I so appreciate being a part of the project. Thank you!See More
Feb 24, 2016
Susan Carter Morgan replied to Camille Robin's discussion LoL swap
"Camille, these are wonderful. Thanks for all the hard work-- wow!!"
Jan 14, 2016
Susan Carter Morgan and Camille Robin are now friends
Oct 28, 2015
Susan Carter Morgan replied to Camille Robin's discussion It's time for another letterpress swap!!
"Great idea!"
Oct 27, 2015
Susan Carter Morgan replied to Camille Robin's discussion It's time for another letterpress swap!!
"I would love to participate. What are the details? How many do we print?"
Oct 26, 2015
Susan Carter Morgan updated their profile
Oct 13, 2015

Profile Information

Make/model of press(es)?
Morgan Line O' Scribe, Golding Pearl #1
Press or Business Name
Downtown Writing and Press
Website:
http://downtownwritingandpress.com
Printing for How Long?
Two years
Services Offered in Addition to Letterpress?
art/writing workshops
Apprentices or Interns Welcome?
Not Yet
About Me:
A writer who wants to learn how to print. Would love to connect with Virginia printers.

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All Set

Posted on April 28, 2014 at 5:42pm

Getting Started

I took my first workshop last fall in Northern VA and was hooked. Followed that up with some individual workshops at the Visual Arts Center in Richmond. I hadn't planned on buying a press yet, but a small Morgan Line O'Scribe was available, and I've had great fun learning to ink and set type the past few weeks. I bought a Boxcar base, too, so I could work with plates. 

It's not easy doing one print at a time, as I have to reset the pressure each time (it's an adjustable roller) and…

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Posted on April 21, 2014 at 1:47pm

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At 12:44pm on March 24, 2014, Susan Warren Utley said…

Good to see you too! Small world!

At 11:58am on December 5, 2013, Jessica C. White said…

Hi Susan,
Welcome to Ladies of Letterpress! Please feel free to use this site to communicate with the rest of the LoLP community - you are welcome to join or start a conversation in the forum, post photos or videos, and use this site to keep in touch with printerfriends.

You can also stay in with touch with LoLP through Facebook and Twitter.

Cheers,
Jessica and Kseniya

 
 
 

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