Tuesday, December 11, 2012
On the front cover you can see the impression that has been created with heavy lead type. The case is impressed 'BINDI' with the type on the Hunters Proof Press (100 year old stereo proofing press). The students have learned how to set the type in the correct way to achieve a great result.
Monday, December 10, 2012
Thursday, November 29, 2012
The hide (men's boot grade) is from the Tasman Tannery, Wanganui. I have blocked the word 'Journal' in silver foil. The natural skin has a tanning mark on the edge that I have featured.
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Thursday, October 25, 2012
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Monday, September 17, 2012
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
|Melissa and Ray stand in front of the shadow board they created for Allisons gardening tools.A lovely touch was the pouring tea pot from Allison's collection of teapots. These tea pots remind Allison of her Mum, Eva.|
|Melissa and Ray create a wonderful meal typical from their home town in USA|
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
Inked up type set in a galley, kept in rows using furniture and tightened with 2 cast iron quoins (wedges) Inking carefully with diagonal strokes across the wood type.
Ayshia, Ellie, Bree and Rox.
Pumping the handle on the yellowXpress 5000 hydraulic press.
Someone has a birthday coming up!
Prints hanging on the line to dry.
By squeezing the wood type in from the ends, provides some tension and the letters print evenly.
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Thursday, July 5, 2012
Monday, July 2, 2012
Sunday, June 24, 2012
Paul Gummer has been bringing his students to Homeprint for 12 years now. I was impressed with the students interest in our environment and their practice of taking photos. One student, Johanna posted me an original thank you card and a disc of photos taken on the day as a gift.
|Paul Gummer and students|