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Letterpress Now
by Jessica C. White
Pub Date: January 2013
ISBN: 9781454703297
Format: Paperback, 176pp
all in color
8 1/2 X 10

At last--a contemporary how-to reference on letterpress, a traditional craft that's experiencing a huge resurgence! This information-packed book offers details on how to use a variety of presses and all the tools of the trade, including about 20 modern projects and features on top letterpress artists.
Author Bio
Jessica White is the owner of Heroes & Criminals Press, a print shop and bindery with a focus in fine press and book arts, letterpress printing, and bookbinding. She is the co-founder of the Ladies of Letterpress, a vibrant online community of approximately 1,500 members worldwide. Jessica and the Ladies of Letterpress group have received press coverage in the Wall Street Journal and on Jessica teaches letterpress classes at Asheville BookWorks and Warren Wilson College, and holds an MA and MFA in Printmaking from the University of Iowa. She lives in Asheville, NC.
What Others Are Saying
Praise for Letterpress Now:
“I wish that I had such helpful, practical guidance back when I got started. Letterpress Now is a terrific companion to help you get ink onto paper (and have fun in the process).” —Harold Kyle, Co-owner of Boxcar Press and Co-founder of Letterpress Commons
“A much-needed instructional tool for enthusiasts of letterpress. And in the 21st century! Who woulda thought....” —Jim Sherraden, Manager, Hatch Show Print
"I have to say I haven't been more excited about a book in a while...Letterpress Now: A DIY Guide to New & Old Printing Methods by Jessica C. White is really something special...I absolutely LOVE this book as it basically explains everything you wanted to know or maybe even didn't know you wanted to know about letterpress, from deciding on what type would be good for what you need, purchasing one, all the equipment (safety and otherwise) needed to run one and then a heap of awesome projects to make or be inspired by." —Poppytalk
“A thorough guide that would be perfect in the hands of letterpress newcomers, educators, and professionals alike...Jam-packed with information, yet remains concise and well written. It includes plenty of pictures and other visual aids as well, making all the letterpress jargon a bit more digestible...A successful guide to letterpress that is both easy to navigate and learn from.” —Printeresting