Tag Archives: letters

IONTW – January 29, 2017

A wonderful story about the power of letters – as communication, for telling your story and making a connection – just a small part of the last administration, but the details say a great deal, and all add up to … Continue reading

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letter bits and layers

back at the press – the Vandercook proof press this time, and, as suspected, with a mask for inking I was able to get more the effect I’d had in my head – that is – printed or blank, no … Continue reading

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4a

Another one of Those Ideas that’s been kicking around who knows how long or from where but for some reason it burbled up and out – that parts thing and how much of a letter do we need to have … Continue reading

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Write_Off

I didn’t do so well with the letter a day thing, but, by odd coincidence, I received a packet of letters from my former self. One of my uncles had gone through papers to clean out at my grandma’s, and … Continue reading

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City Calligraphy

I suppose everything you see has an effect or some sort of influence on you, although you might not always realize it or make the direct connection. Other times, it’s pretty obvious, like the other day after seeing the Without … Continue reading

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WITHOUT TYPE: The Dynamism of Handmade Letters

Even before the fieldtrip to the Letterform Archive, this exhibit at SFCB, which is a selection from the Archive’s collection, had sounded pretty cool. Once we had been to the Archive, I definitely wanted to go check it out. I … Continue reading

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