ondine vierra
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  • Aptos, CA
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NSS best day to go?
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hi,I am thinking about going just to check it out what is the best day to go? I have never been. Many Thanks,OndineContinue

Started this discussion. Last reply by ondine vierra Aug 27, 2010.

Best way to print bleeds?
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Hi Everyone,I'm finding that most designers design with full bleeds, at least the ones I am printing for. Just curious what other printers are doing, printing on oversize paper and cutting after…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by jennifer manning-gilbreath Aug 2, 2012.

base and plate info??
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hi,i'm ready to buy my first base for my press. i like the idea of a magnetic base, and metal plates. what does everyone prefer. metal or the adhesive polymer plates.many thanks in advance! Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jessica C. White Apr 19, 2010.

will these shaded images print well?
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as i'm new to this, do you experienced printers think that design will print nicley. i am concerned about  all three images. many thanks,ondineContinue

Started this discussion. Last reply by cleanwash letterpress Feb 26, 2010.

 

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Ursula Jaroszewicz replied to ondine vierra's discussion Studios that make their own paper?
"Porridge Papers makes their own paper - i've gotten a letterpressed sample in Uppercase magazine once - the issue dedicated to letterpress. the paper thickness and texture, color (2 sides were different colors) were very impressive - pun…"
Aug 9, 2012
jennifer manning-gilbreath replied to ondine vierra's discussion Best way to print bleeds?
"Hi Ondine, I'm also curious about this question.  When I've had bleeds in the past, I just cut the paper to exact size and let the ink come of the edge and print on the tympan paper.  At first I was worried that this would get…"
Aug 2, 2012
Kseniya Thomas replied to ondine vierra's discussion Best way to print bleeds?
"Hi Erica, Buying parent sheets will actually save you money, since otherwise you're paying the paper merchant to cut them down for you. If you have the capability, it's most economical to buy parent sheets and then cut them down as the…"
Jul 31, 2012
Lars K replied to ondine vierra's discussion Studios that make their own paper?
"Peter and Donna Thomas in Santa Cruz also make their own paper for letterpress printing. They sometimes host papermaking classes too! Peter ends his classes with a cute ukelele concert, well worth the price of admission alone to hear him strum and…"
Apr 12, 2012
Emily Cook replied to ondine vierra's discussion Studios that make their own paper?
"Hi I make my own paper and do letterpress also in Toronto. Hi Akemi *waves* I am starting a papermaking studio here due to open in the fall. www.paperhousestudio.ca We will just be making paper but I do my letterpressing through the OCAD…"
Feb 19, 2012
Akemi Nishidera replied to ondine vierra's discussion Studios that make their own paper?
"I also make paper as well as print and bind. The main floor of my studio is where I do book binding and printing. I have my paper making equipment and silkscreen equipment in the basement where there is a floor drain. I mainly make cotton rag papers…"
Feb 18, 2012
Jen Starshaped and ondine vierra are now friends
Feb 14, 2012
Jessica C. White replied to ondine vierra's discussion Studios that make their own paper?
"I occasionally make my own paper, depending on what I need for a particular project. I usually use my handmade papers for artist books,  fine press books or broadsides, but have made some papers on commission as well. I don't have my own…"
Feb 10, 2012
Lyndsie K Ross replied to ondine vierra's discussion Studios that make their own paper?
"I don't know if they are on this site as a member, but I know Oblation in Portland makes their own papers and letterpresses as well. http://www.oblationpapers.com/"
Feb 9, 2012
Lori Fields replied to ondine vierra's discussion Best way to print bleeds?
"Same here. :) Can you send pic?"
Oct 16, 2011
Hallie Cantlebary replied to ondine vierra's discussion Best way to print bleeds?
"I'd be interested in seeing your photo as well! If you wouldn't mind passing it along:)  "
Oct 14, 2011
Lars K replied to ondine vierra's discussion Best way to print bleeds?
"Hi Ondine!   I always print on oversize press sheets when bleeds are involved, and trim down to final afterward. Allow an 1/8" bleed and print with crop marks (offset the crop marks to avoid entering the live art area). This is standard…"
Oct 13, 2011
Betty Tran replied to ondine vierra's discussion Best way to print bleeds?
"I'd also like to see the picture of the homemade pin as well.    Thanks!"
Oct 12, 2011
Angela R. Stewart replied to ondine vierra's discussion Best way to print bleeds?
"I would love to see your photo of the homemade pin set up."
Jun 24, 2011
ondine vierra replied to ondine vierra's discussion Best way to print bleeds?
"yes, i'll send it to you today. we have been using this homemade pin set up a lot!"
May 25, 2011
Nancy replied to ondine vierra's discussion Best way to print bleeds?
"Would it be possible to get a copy of this photo.  I'd love to see how this works.   Thanks, Nancy"
May 24, 2011

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