Thursday, February 16, 2012

New Tricks

The minute that you're not learning I believe you're dead. -- Jack Nicholson

So I'm going back to school tonight. Just for one evening, but I'm looking forward to learning something new! I mentioned a few months ago that I've always been fascinated with letterpress printing. 

Thia Konig

One of the personal touches at our wedding were the stars that decorated the menus-- I painted them and then the designer worked them into the letterpress process.  Ever since, I've wondered what else I could do if I mastered the art of letterpress myself. So tonight I'll give it a try. Who knows, with a little practice maybe I can learn how to make something as delightful as these creations:


I'll let you know how it goes! 

What new tricks would you like to learn?


  1. Another reason I like you!I am obsessed with letterpress anything!!!!! I cannot wait to hear about this class and I promise if you go into business I will be one of your first customers:)

  2. Jeanne, I need to learn how to drive! I know, at 42!!!

    Have a great time and yeah for trying new things. :)

    I'm heading off to Michigan tomorrow, so if you don't see me around as much, not to worry, I am just too busy being spoiled with love!


  3. This sounds so interesting - I want to learn how to make perfect macarons - I have a book so I'm determined to do it!

  4. Jeanne this is fabulous! I have just ordered a letterpress to see if I love pressing as much as I love receiving a letterpress card. I have been looking for a commercial tabletop press, but I will be patient until the right one comes along!
    Keep me posted on what you learn. I think this is such a great venture.
    Happy Thursday.

  5. Good for you...I would love to learn about this and can't wait to hear how it these images!!

  6. I love letterpress, cannot wait to learn more about your class and what you take away from it.

    Yes, we must always continue to learn.

  7. Some of my art has been used for letter press and it is something that I have always wanted to learn.

  8. GOOD LUCK! I can't wait to hear how it goes. I love letter press and a bit envious that I will not be sitting beside you learning it as well! Thanks for sharing... have a terrific Thursday

  9. Good for you... what fun! I can see you with a stationary business with your beautiful little illustrations and now with the letterpress. Can't wait to hear about it!

  10. wow sounds very interesting! can't wait to hear about it!



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