Trade: Letterpress Printer
Locale: Syracuse, NY
"Letterpress is a wonderful craft. It's an art, not a science; and small inconsistencies make each card subtly different, and beautiful."
Once Amy starts sketching out plans for her line of letterpress cards, gift tags and wrapping papers, things unfold rather quickly. After lots of brainstorming, she puts templates to paper and tacks 'em to her wall — of course, they don't stay there for long. Amy's constantly revising, adding new sketches and outlines. A glimpse into her process and it's easy to see how the art history major was once dead-set on becoming a museum curator. Amy is constantly seeking out new sources for inspiration — museums, flea markets, books, the woods. It's easy to become distracted by what she sees. And that's where her curatorial tendencies come in handy: "glean and winnow."< less
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