A Letterpress Daytrip

Last weekend, Justin Knopp of Typoretum very kindly invited fellow book artist Louise Best and myself to collect a piece of equipment from his home and workshop in the Essex countryside – which was an excellent excuse for us to visit his (awe-inspiring) letterpress workshop and have a natter about all things printy.

An hour or so later, and with a spring in our step (and a bag of leather offcuts under my arm) we travelled to Louise’s studio, also in Essex, for an impromptu blow-the-cobwebs-from-the-Adana session (mainly due to Louise’s lesson earlier in the week at Harrington & Squires.)

Adana mid-action

Needless to say, a lot of fun was had rummaging through boxes and trying out the old copper blocks that had a story all of their own.

Many thanks to both Justin & Louise for their hospitality, and not forgetting the infamous Mrs Otvos, of Class 3L.

One response to “A Letterpress Daytrip

  1. That’s my ‘dream’ face. I loved it…
    Ah Mrs Otvos, where are you now…?

Leave a Reply to Louise Best Cancel reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s