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- To: BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU
- Subject: FW: Letterpress
- From: Lee Cooper <lcooper@ACACIANET.COM>
- Date: Mon, 23 Feb 1998 08:56:02 -0500
- Message-Id: <199802231401.GAA20486@SUL-Server-2.Stanford.EDU>
- Sender: "Book_Arts-L: The list for all the book arts!" <BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU>
Good luck with your wedding invitations. My daughter's were my first =
letterpress job on my platen press. Gold and black ink with a full =
border on dampened Rives cotton paper. They came out very nice and my =
daughter was pleased.
That is not to say however that I wouldn't do it somewhat differently =
and I know better today, with a year of additional experience under my =
belt. The key for me is to keep doing projects to keep learning.
From: Jacqueline Sullivan [SMTP:macjacq@OEONLINE.COM]
Sent: Friday, February 20, 1998 1:20 AM
Can anyone tell me if using the polymer casts for letterpress as opposed =
to the magnesium is that much better? I am casting Calligraphy for =
Also I own a Franklin Proof Press a( 6x10 Platen hand operated press). I =
have never used it. Am I getting in over my head to expect to print 200 =
wedding invitations for a first attempt at printing?
THanks for any help,