Hazel & Violet
When did you start letterpress printing?:
What do you like best about letterpress printing?:
most everything - I like machinery, mechanical stuff and the business of letterpress. We are obsessed with paper, color, typography and reusing vintage equipment. Crazy about the 'oldness' of it all.
Which press(es), ink & paper do you usually use?:
We run a Chandler & Price NS 10x15 and a Heidelberg T Platen (windmill). In our gallery downtown we have a Potter#2 galley cylinder press and an old Challenge proof press. We have been printing mostly on Lettra - but are currently moving to Stonehenge
How would you describe your artwork?:
We are not designers - we just love to print. We work with a few designers and are able to do custom work.
What kind of products do you create?:
cards, stationery, coasters
Do you offer custom work?:
Where can we buy your products?:
Etsy, some retail stores in AZ. Also we do lots of Fairs, Markets and Art Walks in AZ.
Do you offer workshops? If yes, what kind of?:
We are going to offer some workshops this year at our downtown gallery.
Is there anything you wished you had known as a beginner?: