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I use letterpress presses and processes to make fine art - in essence it's letterpress printmaking; monotypes, multiples, and one of a kind pieces.
Photographs of lead type and tools of the letterpress trade are also available.
Letterpress printed from wood furniture, with a hand drawn line in sumi ink. Rives BFK gray printmaking paper. 8 x 19 inches. Ink on paper.
Letterpress printed from wood type, using the 1850s Albion handpress. 12x12 inches, ink on paper. 4 passes through the press.
Result of a brush meditation session - scanned and letterpress printed. 10 x 18 inches, ink on paper. Printed on the Albion handpress.
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