|There have been a lot of things going on recently in the Book Arts Workshop.|
|Artist Angela Lorenz visited the Book Arts
Workshop and presented her work to Esme
Thompson’s Collage class.
|Kate Emlen’s Drawing 1 Class came in to combine some
letterpress printing with their drawings.
|In the fall, we went on an automnal letterpress excursion to two fabulous
shops in Vermont-Heather Hale’s and Kelly McMahon’s.
Heather showed us how her Heidelberg press works.
|This student is pretty happy with
the poster she just made.
|She was even happier with
|Lots of red in this holiday card.|
|Alex Halasz’s History of the Book
class has been working in the studios
producing a group book with
the theme of word play.
|The beginnings of a student’s holiday card with
some amazing ornaments she discovered in our shop.
|We had a holiday card-printing extravaganza
that resulted in more happy printers!
|Here is one of the student’s type
set for the Word Play book. Can you see
the shape her type forms?
|Two pages of the class book on the
press ready to print.
|Another page spread from the History of the Book Word Play class book.|
|A student quickly printing with our “new” Golding
Official Platen Press.
|Posters from Hatch Show Print and Yee-Haw Industries on display for the Book Arts
Talk with Snacks about Sarah Smith’s time at these two venerable letterpress
shops in Tennessee.
|Kresge Physical Sciences Library hosted a
Geeky Valentine workshop in the
Book Arts Workshop.
|Preparations for a Winter Carnival
The first proof pulled off the
Winter Carnival Poster on the
Washington Hand Press outside
the Book Arts Workshop.
A finished poster printed by a happy Carnivaler.
Written by Sarah M. Smith