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Realisation, Questions and Opportunities (Part 5)

I was questioning my ability before I was awarded this bursary on many levels. Humbled by my peers words of encouragement and advice and the technical knowledge freely imparted I realised early on that taking part in a single course […]

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Studio Visits (Part 6)

Thank you to PIXEL PRESS and NEW NORTH PRESS for their generous invitation and spending time answering my questions and exploring their studios. I was in awe!

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Library Research Visit (Part 7)

St Brides Foundation Library. (On my way out after my visit) More information on this wonderful place HERE Open by appointment and a £5.00 fee enables you to photograph items within. A print specimen book from my home town – […]

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2018 (Part 8)

This grant has enabled me to achieve more than initially anticipated in a different way than planned but I feel confident and value my practice more now than I did twelve months ago. I will pass on the knowledge I […]

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WAYZGOOSE 2 – Up North (Part 4)

After my trip to St Brides in London, I reflected on the distance travelled by exhibitors and visitors to the Wayzgoose (myself included). I asked myself: Do I have to travel to the Capital in search of Letterpress activity and […]

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Wayzgoose ONE (Part 3)

My first outing was to St Brides Foundation Wayzgoose. Firstly let me tell you what a Wayzgoose is! A Wayzgoose was at one time an entertainment, outing or dinner for the workers of printing works, publishing houses or newspaper offices […]

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Letterpress

    So, those wooden boxes displaying matchstick toys, trinkets and wooden type hung on D’s walls were once all plan chests of alphabets, fonts and points ‘Type Cases’. On this course we got to rummage in stacks of drawers […]

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