Letterpress Apprenticeship

Passing on the skills of the art & craft of letterpress printing and making books by hand
Art
$8,055USD
raised of $22,000 goal
37%
0 time left
This campaign started on Oct 04 and closed on November 21, 2012 (11:59pm PT).
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Campaign Closed
This campaign ended on November 21, 2012
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  • $15USD
    Em Quad

    Letterpress thank-you card, 6 x 9 in, double-sided, featuring some nerdy anagram play. A *letterpress* return on your investment, designed to make you laugh & swoon over the foundry type!

    Estimated delivery: November 2012

    2 claimed

  • $25USD
    The Pica Scale

    Tucked into the envelope with fab thank-you card described above you will receive a sheet of press *outtakes* (i.e., letterpress printed paper leftover from a previous RP book adventure). To see how we used *outtakes* for a book project, please go to http://www.robinpricepublisher.com/slurring_new.html [tax-deductible $20]

    Estimated delivery: November 2012

    21 claimed

  • $50USD
    Extra Leading

    Three sheets of *outtakes* paper tucked into envelope with card, with a custom alteration, as our Extra way of saying Thank You [tax-deductible $40]

    Estimated delivery: November 2012

    17 claimed

  • $100USD
    Makeready

    Letterpress print by Brittany and Robin featuring an excerpt from Agnes Martin's *Writings* with a variety of accompanying abstract images, tentatively titled *A Methodology of Working*, plus all the above [tax-deductible $73]

    Estimated delivery: January 2013

    19 claimed

  • $250USD
    The Type-High Gauge

    Brittany's Arctic Circle quarterly postcard series, anticipating & reflecting on her expeditionary residency to the High Arctic, June 2013, plus all the above http://www.brittanydenigris.com/ [tax-deductible $215]

    Estimated delivery: December 2013

    4 claimed

  • $500USD
    The Roller Bearers

    Suitable-for-framing poem page, on hand-stained silk with metallic inks, from the forthcoming RP press book *Love in the Time of War* by Yusef Komunyakaa, plus all the above [tax-deductible $410]

    Estimated delivery: April 2013

    1 out of 10 claimed

  • $1,000USD
    Fortune Extra Bold

    A unique, collaborative (RP & BN) artist's book made from press *outtakes* with additional printing for the occasion & other custom alterations (no two alike), plus all the above [tax-deductible $740]

    Estimated delivery: June 2013

    2 out of 6 claimed

  • $2,500USD
    Kiss Impression

    A set of two unique books (as described in $1000 category) plus all perks described in $500 category [tax-deductible $1950]

    Estimated delivery: June 2013

    0 out of 2 claimed

  • $5,000USD
    Swash Cap

    Custom-made original collage artwork from RP's Geographic Word collage series; pivotal elements to be selected in consultation with donor, plus all perks described in $500 category. Please click on Gallery Tab at top for an example. [tax-deductible $4130]

    Estimated delivery: July 2013

    0 out of 2 claimed

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