screenprinting fail | offthebeatenpress.com
31Jul

I did the letterpress work on these posters last fall. They contain a quote from one of my favorite children’s books, “The Sign of the Seahorse.” My mother read it to me growing up and I will read it to my children one day. I went to add some screen printing to this piece the

screenprinting
25Jul

I learned how to screen print in college and I simply fell in love. The ink, the squeegees, the squeeky sound when you pull a print… So this one didn’t really turn out so “hand letter-y” but I wanted to include it all the same!

23Jul

This past Saturday I got the opportunity to sell my art on the street in Richmond. I learned lots from the last time I had done it and learned even more this time as I tried a different set up! Overall, it wasn’t as successful as the one earlier this year, but I blame the

catecrepes | offthebeatenpress.com
19Jul

My dear friend Caitlin was joking about starting a crepe cart. I am wholeheartedly for this and think she should come up with a Kickstarter to do it! Of course to inspire her I did a logo – its supposed to be representational of the batter being moved in a circle across the hot iron

79
18Jul

It was my Dad’s football number that I inherited to use for swimming & soccer and pretty much everything…it pops up all the time in my life…so for this week my favorite thing is the number 79.

Dogwood Letterpress Cards | offthebeatenpress.com
16Jul

I printed a lot of Dogwood Flower Letterpress Blank Cards the other evening. The cut is vintage and for anyone who comes into the studio when I teach. Dogwoods are tattood on my arm and are one of my favorite flowers. I used lavender paper and metallic ink. It ended up looking beautiful and I

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15Jul

Color type two, finally!  Mixing red and silver ink together, I have this metallic purple ink on cream paper Wine Type Letterpress Print to offer! Check it out on etsy!

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14Jul

I made this piece back in High School in Mr.Scotts Art Class! It was super simple & easy to make. It is a representation of Ocean Waves… I finally found a shadow box frame for it and it is now in my apartment! 

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13Jul

I went to Hawaii for my birthday in May & had so much fun. These are the pictures that inspired the Aloha Cards! I didn’t take a lot, but the ones I got are beautiful. Check them out below. My Lei that my cousin got me getting off the plane North Shore Beach Near the

Aloha Card Final | offthebeatenpress.com
13Jul

After my trip to Hawaii. I knew I needed to send thank you cards to those who had been so wonderful. Also, I was very inspired when I returned by the gorgeous scenery all around! I made these split fountain cards about a week after I got back! Here is the final card!  Here is