as you know we opened YOUR Exhibition last Friday and we are still thrilled about the positive reactions and feedback we received! Shortly after we opened the gallery at 6pm we had a crowd walking around and taking a close look at the over 60 prints from more than 40 letterpress printers and studios. It seems people really liked what they were…Continue
Added by Kristin & Ben on April 26, 2012 at 4:00pm — No Comments
We have so many exciting things planned for the upcoming conference--and I'm mostly excited to hear the presentations our many expert panelists! Check out the lineup so far:
Keynote: Abigail Rorer, proprietor of The…Continue
Added by Kseniya Thomas on April 19, 2012 at 2:18pm — No Comments
If you think you missed your chance to plan a trip to Florence, think again! The Firenze Arti Visive School of Fine Arts has extended the deadline to May 7th. They've offered a generous 20%-off discount just for Ladies of Letterpress members, and there are just three more spots available. Get a .pdf with all of the details at my previously posted blog post…Continue
Added by Jessica C. White on April 19, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments
We welcome any Letterpress Ladies to Tasmania
to visit & meet us & see our studio which is settled in the peaceful forest on the outskirts of Deloraine in Northern Tasmania.
Yep, that's right - we passed the 1500 mark over the weekend! Thanks so much to all of you for the continued support and participation. We're so glad to be a part of this community!
Jessica & Kseniya
Congratulations to Lady Letterpress printer, Kate of Pickett's Press, our winner for the HOW Conference contest! She wins a free spot to attend this amazing design industry conference by registering to be a paying member of Ladies of Letterpress.
Kate will be on her way to Boston June 21st, where, in her words (which we totally agree with!) she will "view this conference as an invaluable experience to gain inspiration from our peers, knowledge about upcoming trends, and advice from…Continue
Added by Kseniya Thomas on April 16, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments
Vandercook Maintenance Workshop
Fri-Sat. June 1-2, 2012 | Register by May 1
This two-day workshop, led by Paul Moxon, is a lecture/demo developed for artist/printers to guide them in the proper care and adjustment of Vandercook presses. (This information is applicable to other brands such as Asbern, Challenge, Reprex). Participants need not be mechanically inclined, but should have some familiarity with proof presses, and may handle tools and press parts.…Continue
Added by Erin Beckloff on April 14, 2012 at 7:30pm — No Comments
Head on over to letterpresspaper.com and enjoy free shipping with code SHIP4FREE. What a great time to try something new, like Lettra in . . . 90#c! Woah.
Added by Kseniya Thomas on April 12, 2012 at 4:44pm — No Comments
An educational dating show for typefaces! I know you're intrigued. Check it out here:
Added by Samantha Urbanick on April 11, 2012 at 11:57am — No Comments
New class sessions are now posted & open for registration! Please visit http://www.StudioOnTheSQ.com for full details and additional listings. Learn and produce twice as much in half the time at Studio on the Square with most workshops limited to 5 or less students!
IMAGE PRINTING IN ONE DAY - Sunday, April 15
INTRODUCTION TO LETTERPRESS: I Love Stationery – Friday, April 20, 6:00-9:00
LETTERPRESS FUNdamentals! – Sunday,…Continue
Added by Jessica C. White on April 10, 2012 at 10:16am — No Comments
Sad news coming across the wire today: Yee-Haw Press is closing after 15 years, leaving behind a huge body of beautiful, creative work and immeasurable influence on the letterpress community. Julie Belcher and Kevin Bradley will divide the shop and start their own businesses, selling off excess equipment as necessary. From the linked article…Continue
This upcoming summer 2012 Amos Kennedy will be leading a special one week Letterpress Poster Workshop at Firenze Arti Visive School of Fine Arts in Florence.
We would be pleased to offer a 20% discount on the advertised price to members of Ladies of Letterpress who will be interested in attending either our one week or two week program (with or without housing option). Class enrollment size is limited and we would encourage the interested people to apply as early as possible. See the…Continue
Added by Jessica C. White on April 8, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments
we hope you are doing well! As you know we are busy organizing YOUR Exhibition at the moment but we are already planning for the next big project - The we ♥ letterpress Wedding Catalog!
We want to present letterpress studios like you and their wedding related offers and prints (e.g. save the date…Continue
Added by Kristin & Ben on April 6, 2012 at 4:00pm — No Comments
Have a look at the sidebar--on the right of your screen, below the conference notice and swag flag . . . see it? It's the Letterpress Hotline! The helpline is the bright idea of Daniel and Allison Nadeau of Ink Meets Paper, and is a free, volunteer-run service that lets you call in and ask a printer when you have a sticky frisket,…Continue
Added by Kseniya Thomas on April 2, 2012 at 4:47pm — No Comments