Letterpress: My first print

B's first letterpress print

I’ve just returned from my first lesson in letterpress at Leicester Print Workshop

And I’m so excited I’ve temporarily abandoned another post I was writing purely to share the above with you!

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8 thoughts on “Letterpress: My first print

  1. Brilliant! Looking forward to seeing what else you create. :)

  2. makedospend says:

    Thanks Sarah!

    Early days, but enjoyed my first baby step! :)

  3. What a lovely little poem :) And it just seems so authentic and rich because of it’s physical medium.

    • makedospend says:

      It’s actually a line from a Stephen Fretwell song – Bad Bad Me, Bad Bad You

      I also love the next line (I’ll let you have a listen to enjoy it as it was intended!)

      – B

  4. hooksmith says:

    Beautiful. Well done. Using original type to create something new is like nothing else (and totally addictive, as you have probably realised).
    PS- Don’t get drawn into all that naff polymer plate stuff, its got none of the soul!

    • makedospend says:

      Thankyou! I can already feel how addictive it could get – I’ve got to wait a whole week til I can have another go!

      I’m not sure what polymer plates are at the moment… but I’ll try and remember your advice for when I do :)

      – B

  5. laura says:

    Wow i’d not heard of this place in Leicester, sounds like an amazing course!

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