Garlic, Origami, etc.

11 Jul

Just finished printing my first set of cards. While they’re pretty far off from my original vision, I had a lot of fun making them. For the most part, I was really impressed with how well my press behaved. It gave a nice, even impression without very much toying with it. I did have a little bit of trouble getting my roller height right and my registration was off for about half of the cards, and hit the pearls correctly on very few… Unfortunately because of the white run, I wasn’t able to get the black on top to be very rich. BUT considering this was my first time doing this when I didn’t have someone who knows what they’re doing to ask for help, and considering I have some kind of makeshift equipment, I’m pretty psyched.

A few casualties…

All inked up.

I’ll be putting a link up to my etsy store when I get these listed, and will be selling them as singles and in sets.

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5 Responses to “Garlic, Origami, etc.”

  1. vinney July 12, 2010 at 6:17 pm #

    These cards look totally amazing! I’ve been looking forward to the final product since I saw the original sketches and my high expectations have been exceeded by a longshot. Congratulations!

    • minkletterpress July 13, 2010 at 12:56 am #

      thanks vinney! means a lot coming from someone so talented!

  2. lizzie July 22, 2010 at 3:08 pm #

    I, too, am super talented. And I concur with Vinney. These look amazing, and I can’t wait to see what you come up with for my invitations!

    ps- and i miss you 🙂

  3. debbie szymanski August 9, 2010 at 6:26 am #

    Hi Nicole…..unlike your other responses…I’m NOT talented in the least…but I recognize talent, skill, and hard work in everything that you do. I can’t wait to buy some of your cards!!!!! much love to you!!!!

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