ART CLASS DAY 19: BRIT & CO CALLIGRAPHY

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January 29, 2017 / By / / Post a Comment
Like many of us crafty types, I’m obsessed with the design aesthetic of Brit+Co, so when they opened up a retail shop in their offices in downtown San Francisco a few years back, I had to sign up to take a few classes as part of my 30 days of art class challenge. The first […]

ART CLASS DAY 18: LETTERPRESS DAY 4 AT SFCB

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July 10, 2016 / By / Post a Comment
The final day of the week-long letterpress intensive with the Mary was filled with hands-on experience on the letterpress (and made me wish the 4 day intensive was a little bit longer). Our final project was intense – we needed to design a 3-piece stationary set, using previously made photopolymer plates and run prints of […]

ART CLASS DAY 17: LETTERPRESS DAY 3 AT SFCB

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May 24, 2016 / By / Post a Comment
Day three of the 4-day Letterpress Intensive was probably my favorite. The assignment was to “make a poster” – and after hearing about something called a split fountain or “rainbow roll” (a process of using multiple colors of ink on the roll to allow for multiple colors in one printing) I knew I wanted to […]

ART CLASS DAY 16: LETTERPRESS DAY 2 AT SFCB

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May 22, 2016 / By / 1 Comment
Day 16 of my 30 days of art class was the second day of a 4 day intensive letterpress class at the ps”>San Francisco Center for the Book. After getting to know the letterpress shop the day before, I felt far more comfortable on day two. I sort of knew what I was doing! Our […]