Field Trip! Aquarium of the Pacific

Posted by on Feb 28, 2014 in Out & About, Surtex | No Comments
Field Trip! Aquarium of the Pacific

Time for another field trip! Though I’ve lived in the Los Angeles area most of my life, I’ve never been to the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach before. But since I was thinking about creating an ocean-themed design for Surtex, it seemed the perfect time to visit. I’m not used to taking photos […]

Field Trip! Los Angeles Arboretum

Posted by on Dec 6, 2013 in Inspiration, Out & About, Surtex | No Comments
Field Trip! Los Angeles Arboretum

I try to take my own reference photos whenever I can, so I took some time out to visit the Los Angeles Arboretum for some botanical inspiration. Do you remember the 70’s TV show Fantasy Island with Ricardo Montalban and Herv√© Villechaize? The house with the tower featured in the opening credits where Tatoo rings […]

Visiting Kyle Durrie and the Type Truck @ the Renegade Craft Fair

Posted by on Jul 18, 2011 in Letterpress, Out & About | No Comments
Visiting Kyle Durrie and the Type Truck @ the Renegade Craft Fair

I had a great visit with letterpress printer, Kyle Durrie, during her stop at the Renegade Craft Fair this past weekend. She welcomes you aboard her mobile letterpress studio where you can print a free souvenir bag using her Showcard sign press. Sometimes referred to as a proof press, this type of press was originally […]