As some of us are embracing this heat with record-high temperatures, July is almost coming to an end. Wow, after reviewing the picks for July, I did not realize how long it has been since the last time I conducted a bundle pick. The picks of the month allow the members to get involved more because you get the opportunity to pick various selections of work that our outstanding members put on paper/Letterpress to express their love of writing.
Letterpress Project: Ode to the Firefighter
The design of the project by Danny & Marsha Kelly was produced on 18-point Washington Text and 14-point Goudy Old Style. A lyric poem that appreciates our first responders (Firefighters, Paramedics, and EMTs) and how we appreciate their services to the community.
Journal: Ink Zone # 203
In this journal, G. E. McKelvey, discussed natural disaster terminology misconceptions and broadened our critical thinking skills on such matters. In quote, “Natural disaster is only a disaster if it causes damage to a human, humanly devised structure or activity.
Artwork/High Gloss Card: Lancaster Printers Fair
This card was designed on high gloss material to remind members about the upcoming Printers Fair and spread the word for individuals to come to enjoy the atmosphere and an opportunity to network.
Amateur journalism is a unique activity. Amateur journalists publish journals on paper & online & come from many perspectives: from deluxe letterpress printed journals, to Xeroxed newsletters, to artistically designed cards and ephemera. We embrace the spirit of being amateurs – loving what we do for pure joy and not financial gain – while creating top quality journals, zines, and homemade publications.