Thursday, July 31, 2008

Trouble-shooting with Letterpressing

So, I came to the conclusion a few months ago that I don't have enough hobbies and decided to pick up a new one: letterpressing. I have been researching it for a while and bought a few starter supplies and finally got to trouble shooting it these last few weeks and even more so today. It worked, sort of. I mean, it did work, just not as well as I was hoping. Here are a few pictures of my experience today. Hopefully, you'll see some thing I little better in the future, or a lot better.

Here's my messy "studio":
Here's the photopolymer plate I was working with:
Here's what the final print looked like. Hmm, not too impressive. Don't worry, it'll get better.

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