Monthly Archives: September 2008

Type v. Mac

I joined PPLetterpress, a Yahoo listserve for letterpress printers, last week.  Someone just linked to an interesting article by Steve Rigley in Eye Magazine on the pros and cons of learning graphic design on the Mac (as most people have … Continue reading

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no rain, no problem

Rain threatened all day Sunday at Street Beat, but that’s all it did.  I kept my work dry, had a funnel cake for breakfast, bopped around to the kinda awesome Prince-influenced B-more band Shook, met lots of funny people, and … Continue reading

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Street Beat Today!

Sunday, September 28, from 11am to 7pm in Baltimore.

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Street Beat Festival tomorrow!

I’ll be in Baltimore tomorrow for the Street Beat Festival in Federal Hill.  11am to 7pm, rain or shine! S. Charles and Cross Streets Federal Hill Baltimore, MD

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could this be considered “the big time”?

This li’l old diary of mine got featured on DC Blogs yesterday!

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Spins, High Kicks, and More!

I recently acquired this set of woodblocks from the ’40s, and made my first poster with wood type (courtesy of Anthony from Dirty Pictures, whom I just re-met at Adams Morgan Day).  It took forever (five runs!) because of all … Continue reading

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Letterpress Happy Hour Wednesday, Sept. 24

Experienced letterpress printers: Join me Wednesday at Pyramid Atlantic for Letterpress Happy Hour! Pay only $10 ($20 for non-members) to mix, mingle, and set type or print whatever project you’re working on. The group will decide on a color or … Continue reading

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après Adams Morgan Day

I’m still recovering from Sunday’s craziness (and my apartment building catching on fire Monday!).  I had a great time at Arts on Belmont–it’s always been a favorite event of mine, but this year in particular was one of my best … Continue reading

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It Talks! It Sings! It Laughs! It Plays Cornet Songs!

A few weeks ago, on Tim‘s recommendation, I checked out the exhibit Ballyhoo! – Posters as Portraiture, at the Reynolds Center.  I hadn’t heard much about it, and I hadn’t yet discovered the “companion website” for the exhibit, so I … Continue reading

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