valentines day gift

2 articles tagged as valentines day gift

If any of you have sentiment for this song in Robin Hood (and recently in Fantastic Mr. Fox as well) then you will want this limited edition print we did in honor of love, life, and its eternal cycle. Every time I hear this, it brings me back to my childhood nostalgia of young love & innocence. Letterpress 8×10″ print in 2 inks (red/charcoal) on 110#/300GSM paper. Signed and numbered edition of 30, you can get yourself one in the shop here or by clicking on any of the images. Give the perfect gift for Valentine’s Day, as a bridal gift, or anniversary gift – I know I’ll be keeping one of these for myself! Lyrics by Nancy Adams. You may remember this tune from Disney’s Robin Hood© or Wes Anderson’s Fantastic Mr. Fox©.

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You may recognize this if you follow me on Twitter – it is a larger than life original X piece of wood type. Antique, patina and all around gorgeous, I acquired this baby on eBay back in 2001 along with it’s soulmate O. They are so large in fact, that they extend beyond the press bed (and print area). So to work this baby out – we had to shorten our dead area (usually there is a dead bar at the front of the press which keeps the grippers from hitting the printed form and damaging not only the grippers but the type as well). To shorten our dead area we had to be extra cautious, and a small piece of furniture was inserted in replacement of the dead bar (see that wood block on the press? that’s called furniture in printer’s …

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