Bird Wood Book.

by Chris Gardner

If I had one of these "Bird Wood Books", I'd probably keep my promise to myself to journal a few times a week. From VeronicaPress' Etsy shop, "'Bird' is a 4x6 blank book bound with a coptic stitch and handcrafted wooden covers. The covers have been hand-sanded, hand-screenprinted and finished with a clear varnish to resist scratches and dings, while the pages are a text-weight Mowhawk Superfine paper. This particular book is made with ash covers...

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Art:ASAP

by Chris Gardner

 

Art:ASAP is a cool and affordable source for bold, graphic prints. They have a storefront in NYC, but there's also an online retailer. They can print the same design in several color combinations, and can even do custom work. Be sure not to miss their unique section for youngsters, Art:ASAP Kids, and their online forum for trading prints you already own. Excellent! (Via Apartment Therapy)

 

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Embrace Photo Silkscreen Printing for under $75!

by Chris Gardner

I have no formal training in the visual arts, but I’ve been determined to learn to do photo silkscreen prints since I learned about the process in high school. Unfortunately, a lot of the ‘how-to’ literature scares one to thinking one needs a vacuum-press table, a complex exposure system inside a formal dark room, enormous wash basins, and pro-grade halftone filters, etc, etc, etc…

As it turns out, one does not. Using a pre-made and readily...

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