Uncategorized

New Guest Blog – Looking into Letterpress with Carolyn Fraser

by Lucy Feagins, Editor
Monday 11th July 2011

This week Melbourne letterpress printmaker Carolyn Fraser joins us on the Guest Blog!

This week Jenny and I are super excited to learn a little more about LETTERPRESS – and who better to share her knowledge on this subject than lovely local printmaker Carolyn Fraser!?

You might recall my interview with Carolyn earlier this year… as mentioned back then, Carolyn is such a truly inspiring creative – she’s a letterpress expert, of course, but she’s also such an incredible teacher and spokesperson for her craft, genuinely passionate about sharing her knowledge and encouraging the continuance of this age-old printing technique.

Carolyn’s Letterpress studio Idlewild Press is based at the Compound Interest in Collingwood.  Here Carolyn works on personal and commissioned printmaking projects, and runs popular letterpress classes every month.  Amazingly, Carolyn’s classes are limited to just four lucky people per class – an incredible opportunity for any budding letterpress printer!  All info over here.

In addition to running her print studio, Carolyn also preserves rare books and artefacts at the State Library of Victoria, she is a freelance writer, (contributing to BRILLIANT US magazine Uppercase),  and she has her own blog over here too!

This week Carolyn will introduce us to the work of a select group of letterpress studios both in Australia and abroad. DO pop over to the Guest Blog each day to admire some of the very best in contemporary letterpress printing!


by Lucy Feagins, Editor
Monday 11th July 2011

0 comments

You might also like

by Lucy Feagins
Tuesday 30th June 2015
3
by Lucy Feagins
Thursday 9th July 2015
5
Cle-ann Stampolidis
Tuesday 26th May 2015
Megan Morton
Friday 29th May 2015
7
by Lucy Feagins
Tuesday 23rd June 2015
2
by Lucy Feagins
Tuesday 7th July 2015
2
by Lucy Feagins
Tuesday 26th May 2015
2
by Lucy Feagins
Wednesday 27th May 2015
26
by Lisa Marie Corso
Monday 25th May 2015
4
by Lucy Feagins
Thursday 28th May 2015
29
by Lucy Feagins
Monday 1st June 2015
5
Simon Bajada
Tuesday 2nd June 2015
1