Letterpress Now by Jessica C. White
A DIY Guide to New & Old Printing Methods

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At last--a contemporary how-to reference on letterpress, a traditional craft that's experiencing a huge resurgence! Not only does Letterpress Now explain how to use a variety of presses, it also covers an amazing range of techniques, all with step-by-step photos: setting metal and wood type, lino/relief block prints, photopolymer plates, die-cuts, and more. About twenty eye-catching projects, from cards and calendars to masks, posters, and business cards--plus features on some of the best letterpress artists and community print shops--make this guide indispensable.

About Jessica C. White

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Jessica White is the owner of Heroes & Criminals Press, a print shop and bindery with a focus in fine press and book arts, letterpress printing, and bookbinding. She is the co-founder of the Ladies of Letterpress, a vibrant online community of approximately 1,500 members worldwide. Jessica and the Ladies of Letterpress group have received press coverage in the Wall Street Journal and on CNN.com. Jessica teaches letterpress classes at Asheville BookWorks and Warren Wilson College, and holds an MA and MFA in Printmaking from the University of Iowa. She lives in Asheville, NC.
Published January 1, 2013 by Lark Crafts. 176 pages
Genres: Arts & Photography. Non-fiction

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Most of us are familiar with letterpress printing from fancy wedding invitations or old books. In this guide, White, an experienced printmaker and book artist, gives DIYers a thorough introduction to this very old art. After an overview of equipment and techniques (including a

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