Nerd Time with Brianna — letterpress

What is Fine Press Publishing?

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What is Fine Press Publishing?

Fair question! I believe that fine press publishing is in the printing and binding process, and in the details. My books use a variety of printing and printmaking processes to come into the world. They're sewn together with few exceptions, and they are made with quality materials. But the books shine with their details: the illustrations, secrets, construction quirks. The details and materiality are what make these books art. I've made a handy little mind map because that's how my brain works, and some of the terms are expanded upon below. On more note: a lot of these parameters are less about making the book special,...

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Linocut Printmaking 101

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Linocut Printmaking 101

What kind of books are these? It seems to me that the conversation around artist books, zines, and fine press publishing has been growing in the last few years. 

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