“Letterpress fun”

I’ve been wanting to come to this old and dusty corner room for some time now, but it wasn’t until one Easter holiday Wednesday that I got around to it. Luckily, our new “room keeper” Kim was there, and so I was able to get in. Plus, she really was a great help, and everything got done much faster than if I had to work it out myself. That day I left with a (rather large) number of prints of a Gill sans alphabet in both small letters and capitals.

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“Inspiration—Juliette Crane”

Today I’ve decided to start dropping posts about artists who inspire me. Juliette Crane is kind of a recent one, although not the latest one, who came to mind. She is an American mixed media artist who loved painting these weird, cute, and very messy animals/girls/creatures. I just adore the way she gets her hands involved in her paintings (she doesn’t mind the dirty nails that come after I guess), how freely she blends the colours, and how intentionally imperfect her paintings are.

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