Inky Lips Press: Vegas Vic

Inky Lips Press: Vegas Vic

Casey McGarr’s letterpress work is amazing. The image above is self-promotional poster for Inky Lips Press containing the character Vegas Vic printed with traditional cuts, type and linoleum cuts by Casey. Casey has over 20 years of graphic design experience and is truly inspirational.

09.2.09

Jessica Hische: Alphabet Poster

Jessica Hische: Alphabet Poster

Jessica Hische recently released an additonal letterpress poster featuring more of her beautiful hand-drawn alphabets. Printed on Crane’s 110lbs Lettra with orange, green and black ink at the Arm in New York. 250 total posters were printed on a Vandercook #4 and are 12.5″ x 18″. Buy one from her site for $110 shipped.

08.13.09

Armina Ghazaryan: Gentse Feesten 2009 (MIAT)

Armina Ghazaryan: Gentse Feesten 2009

Designer, Armina Ghazaryan, was a volunteer for the 2009 Gentse Feesten at the Museum for Industrial Archaeology and Textile (MIAT) in Belgium. A lot of inspirational letterpress work and design can be see on her portfolio site and on her blog.

08.13.09

Wilkintie: John Copeland

Wilkintie: John Copeland

Wilkintie’s new letterpress poster for August is out. This months artist is John Copeland, alumni of the World Record Club, printed on cotton rag. Another awesome limited edition print from Austrailia’s Wilkintie. Poster is 8″ x 10″ and for sale here.

08.13.09

Duckpin Press: Bob Ross

Duckpin Press: Bob Ross

Awesome tribute to TV painting legend, Bob Ross. Letterpressed by Duckpin Press, 12.5″ x 19″ poster was printed on French Paper Company paper with both wood and metal type. Beautiful illustration was handcut lino block and all printed on their cylnder press. Beautiful work.

07.20.09

Letter Pressed: Mike Maxwell

Letter Pressed: Mike Maxwell

New Artist Series Print (#18) by Mark at Letter Pressed in Fresno, California. Art work is by Mike Maxwell printed in 2 colors on Crane’s Lettra. Only 50 were made. Find one here.

07.16.09

Studio On Fire: Birds of Sadness

Studio On Fire: Birds of Sadness

Beautiful letterpress poster for the Sweet Hair Poster Show in Minneapolis that benefits Locks of Love. 18 x 26 poster on 220lb Crane Lettra Pearl White by Studio On Fire. I am in love.

07.1.09

Amos Paul Kennedy Jr: Proceed and Be Bold!

Amos Paul Kennedy Jr: Proceed and Be Bold! Documentary

Proceed and Be Bold! is a documentary film that follows the life and work of letterpress printer Amos Paul Kennedy Jr., and his socially and politically charged works of art. Can not wait to watch this. The film is about Amos Paul Kennedy Jr. and produced by Brown Finch Films. Order one here.

06.18.09

Product Superior: Rooftops and Watertowers

Product Superior: Rooftops and Watertowers

New letterpress poster from Product Superior out of Brooklyn, New York. 1st in a series of illustrations by Product Superior. Looking forward to the rest. Buy it here – $12.

05.21.09

Wilkintie: Tim Biskup

Wilkintie: Tim Biskup

No. 8 from the series of 12 artist prints from Wilkintie in Australia. This one is by Tim Biskup and is 8 x 10 on Somerset paper. Nice use of overprint with the pink and green. Order one here.

05.13.09

Pressing Letters

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