Ane Thon Knutsen
When did you start letterpress printing?:
What do you like best about letterpress printing?:
The tactility of the process, and that is logic and requires patience and skills.
What inspires you?:
Imperpections!Its what makes something beautiful. Diversity, music, people. Everything can be inspiring if you look at it upside down.
Which press(es), ink & paper do you usually use?:
A Triumpf proofing press, a platen press and a Heidelberg Windmill. I use all sorts of paper and even suede. I like to experiment. Choise of materials depends on what I´m trying to communicate.
How would you describe your artwork?:
Experimental and tactile.
What kind of products do you create?:
Posters, tags, books, businesscards, invitations, cards, coasters, bandmerch. Anything really!
Do you offer custom work?:
Where can we buy your products?:
I make products on demand.
Do you offer workshops? If yes, what kind of?:
Yes, I offer workshops at Fellesverkstedet. Send me an e-mail if in Oslo and interested in participating! Its a 12 h intensive course, for beginners or experienced users, ranging over 2-3 days.
Is there anything you wished you had known as a beginner?:
That I did not have to follow the rules of the past, but use it in a modern way and not try to make it into the way things were. I am still a beginner in many ways, because there is so much yet to learn.