Val Lucas
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Still room in Paul Moxon's Vandercook classes in Baltimore!

There's still space in both of Paul Moxon's upcoming Vandercook Maintenance workshops, Towson University on Saturday, Feb 1 (…Continue

Started Jan 27

Infinite Printing
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I wanted to share this animation of my new shop! I'm converting a barn to a printshop, and got the first press up and running: …Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Denise Newberry Sep 2, 2012.

Film Negatives Source

This came up at the conference, the increasing difficulty of finding film negatives. I'd like to mention that my day job, Alpha Graphics, Inc., still runs RREU negatives from your digital files.…Continue

Tags: film, platemaking, negatives

Started Aug 10, 2011

 

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Val Lucas replied to Cara Underwood's discussion Do you handle digital printing for clients, if asked?
"I do offer this, but I work at a digital print shop so I'm in complete control of color, stock, timing etc. We keep the 90# Lettra Digital in stock at work so I can run the digital portion on the same paper as the letterpress portion most of…"
Mar 11
Val Lucas posted a discussion

Still room in Paul Moxon's Vandercook classes in Baltimore!

There's still space in both of Paul Moxon's upcoming Vandercook Maintenance workshops, Towson University on Saturday, Feb 1 ( http://www.towson.edu/cac/adultclasses.asp#SpecialWorkshops ) and Baltimore Print Studios on Sunday, Feb 2 (  http://shop.baltimoreprintstudios.com/product/vandercook-maintenance-workshop  ). Who needs the…See More
Jan 27
Val Lucas posted a blog post

Paul Moxon Vandercook Workshops in Baltimore

An announcement- there will be 2 1-day Vandercook Maintenance workshops the first weekend in February in Baltimore, taught by Paul Moxon of Vandercookpress.info and the Vanderblog. More info here: http://fameorshame.com/workshops/upcoming/Feb 1, Saturday: Towson University: They have 2 Universal 1's so it will  be a good opportunity to really learn about this press. Register here: …See More
Jan 7
Val Lucas updated their profile
Jun 30, 2013
Val Lucas replied to Jessica C. White's discussion Type high linoleum blocks
"ugh false advertising and reselling! it's good to know the original source for some of this stuff, though :)"
Nov 11, 2012
Val Lucas replied to Jessica C. White's discussion Type high linoleum blocks
"It's possible they've changed! here's hoping ;)"
Nov 5, 2012
Val Lucas replied to Jessica C. White's discussion Type high linoleum blocks
"Unless they've changed it, they're not really type-high- I ordered some and they are the standard mounted grey stuff- about 3/4 inch high. Dick Blick also advertised type-high blocks, which were the same 3/4 inch, and I called and…"
Nov 5, 2012
Val Lucas replied to Bunny Bear Press's discussion Moving a Press
"I can't suggest any west coast movers, but my advice is GET IT INSURED! Heard about a press that was destroyed in shipping by an incompetent "rigger." "
Nov 1, 2012
Val Lucas replied to jennifer manning-gilbreath's discussion NSS
"I did an AirBNB last time- it was great. Perhaps we could look for an apartment for a few people?"
Oct 30, 2012
Denise Newberry replied to Val Lucas's discussion Infinite Printing
"I think it's a great idea! I hope to have an "Official Trailer" of my little Studio done soon, it's been a lot of work + fun."
Sep 2, 2012
Val Lucas replied to Val Lucas's discussion Infinite Printing
"Thanks! Maybe we should create an animated gif part of the site, and everyone makes some :)"
Sep 1, 2012
Denise Newberry replied to Val Lucas's discussion Infinite Printing
"a beauty indeed Val!"
Aug 31, 2012
Camille Robin replied to Val Lucas's discussion Infinite Printing
"Cool, thanks for sharing!"
Aug 31, 2012
Camille Robin replied to Val Lucas's discussion Infinite Printing
"Sweet!"
Aug 29, 2012
Val Lucas posted a discussion

Infinite Printing

I wanted to share this animation of my new shop! I'm converting a barn to a printshop, and got the first press up and running: The barn's only half-finished, but at least I can run small jobs now!-val at Bowerbox PressSee More
Aug 28, 2012
Ursula Jaroszewicz and Val Lucas are now friends
Aug 9, 2012

Profile Information

Make/model of press(es)?
Colts Armory, C&P OS, United States, Vandercook #14
Press or Business Name
Bowerbox Press
Website:
http://bowerbox.com
Printing for How Long?
Since 2005
Services Offered in Addition to Letterpress?
Foil Stamping, Bookbinding, Graphic Design
Apprentices or Interns Welcome?
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Paul Moxon Vandercook Workshops in Baltimore

An announcement- there will be 2 1-day Vandercook Maintenance workshops the first weekend in February in Baltimore, taught by Paul Moxon of Vandercookpress.info and the Vanderblog. More info here: http://fameorshame.com/workshops/upcoming/

Feb 1, Saturday: Towson University: They have 2 Universal 1's so it will  be a good opportunity to really learn about this press. Register here: …

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Posted on January 7, 2014 at 7:34pm

Collaborative 2012 Calendar from the Chesapeake Chapter of APHA

Hi Ladies!

I wanted to post here about a calendar project I helped organize. 12 members of the Chesapeake Chapter of the American Printing History Association worked on the pages for a 2012 calendar, showcasing all the different ways to print on a letterpress. Each month is printed in a different manner, including hand set type, woodcut, polymer, and old cuts.

We're selling them to raise money for the chapter so we can invite printers and other interesting people to come give…

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Posted on December 8, 2011 at 7:00pm

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