Fickle Hill Letterpress

Address:
1669 Fickle Hill Rd.
Arcata
CA
95521
United States
Phone:
Employees:
About:
After many years working as a magazine designer and art director, I became very interested in the hands-on aspects of letterpress and have been printing happily ever since.
Garden Tools Print
Garden Tools Print
Typographic Dog Print
Typographic Dog Print
Flying Over Mt. Fuji Print
Flying Over Mt. Fuji Print
Umbrella Print
Umbrella Print
Interview with Sylvia from Fickle Hill Letterpress
When did you start letterpress printing?: 
2009
What do you like best about letterpress printing?: 
The deceptive simplicity of it.
What inspires you?: 
Finding the right mix of elements to create something unique. Also, my dogs. They help me keep my sense of humor!
Which press(es), ink & paper do you usually use?: 
I print on a Vandercook SP-15. I use a variety of different papers but my favorites right now are Legion's bamboo and Holyoke's 100% cotton sheets.
How would you describe your artwork?: 
It tends towards the whimsical.
What kind of products do you create?: 
Primarily prints and cards.
Do you offer custom work?: 
no
Where can we buy your products?: 
http://www.etsy.com/shop/fhpress
Do you offer workshops? If yes, what kind of?: 
No.
Is there anything you wished you had known as a beginner?: 
Not to print a tight register image on a deckled sheet for my first project.
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