cutandfinal | offthebeatenpress.com
18Aug

I made some prints with these classic hymn lyrics a while ago. And then I got to use them for a wallpaper on with my company! I got a magnesium cut made finally and stumbled upon some magnet paper and decided to spend a long night printing at home on my little press.  I think

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30Jul

A famous graphic designer, Saul Bass, once said, “I want to make beautiful things even if nobody cares.” Bass has created some amazing work in his time, from movie posters to logos. Even if you know nothing of design, I guarantee you have seen something, probably in the past twenty four hours, that was created

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16Jul

I started to teach my first class at the Visual Art Center! The three students in my class are anxious to learn and excited about trading prints with each other. Here are some of their projects! Geoffrey Chaucer – Old English Quote A Very ridiculous lock up! Helvetica Font Specimen Milk. Parks & Recreation Quote.

Lord Have Mercy on My Rough & Rowdy Ways | offthebeatenpress.com
08Jun

A good friend I met through letterpress here in Richmond bought me tickets to see The Head and the Heart for my birthday. The show was amazing. It was outdoors on a beautiful Friday night, in the middle of the city. A train passed by towards the end of the show on nearby tracks blaring

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27Apr

My friend Brad begged me for ages to do this Thomas Jefferson quote for him.  I finally got around to it! I made a few slightly different versions with varying drop caps before deciding on the final. It now hangs in his home & I have several other copies to sell myself on etsy! Because I took

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06Mar

Kikkoman made this lovely video about their company’s history, beliefs and traditions. If you haven’t ever seen it, I suggest watching it for inspiration. It is called The Kikkoman Creed and I say it is well worth watching.  I doodled this little text while watching…I love the idea behind acting quickly but not carelessly.

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06Mar

My friend Laura always loved this quote…

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30Jan
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16Jan

Some handlettering I brought into illustrator…finally. I’ll be adding more soon!

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26Sep

From the Tempest by William Shakespeare, “Hell is Empty & All the Devils Are Here.”