Exhibition: “InsideOUT, Contemporary Bindings of Private Press Books” at Houghton Library, Harvard University

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Exhibition: “InsideOUT, Contemporary Bindings of Private Press Books” at Houghton Library, Harvard University

Congratulations to Banter Artist, Todd Pattison, for being featured in today’s Boston Globe for his binding of the book Mayflies of the Driftless Region. This book is part of the exhibition “InsideOUT, Contemporary Bindings of Private Press Books” at Harvard’s Houghton Library. InsideOUT features 59 bookbinders and examines the creative approach to contemporary bookbinding.  You can read […]

BANTER: Printing Without A Press by Kelly Slater

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BANTER: Printing Without A Press by Kelly Slater

There are various way to make prints without a press—including silk screening, woodblock and linoleum block printing. However, it is also possible to make a painterly monotype by using plexiglass plates, Asian paper, and various types of water-soluble inks and crayons. A key component to success is to properly moisten the paper by making a […]