• The great thing about making a poster for a film about wood type and printing is that gross imperfections like this can be backwards-justified.
  • If you look closely, you can see the "directed by" text from below as it was transferred from the hand brayer I used to ink the type. Again, backwardly justifiable.

Typeface film poster

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15" × 19" prints for Typeface, Justine Nagan's documentary on the Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum

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  1. typoretum 77 months ago | reply

    Beautiful work Nick! Your print has got it all; rich transparent colours, elegantly aged wooden letters, energy, verve and even a bit of 'ghosting'... Long live letterpress!

  2. Depression Press 77 months ago | reply

    Great great great

  3. Matt Hamm 77 months ago | reply

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called I ♥ Typography, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

  4. lankybadger 77 months ago | reply

    what a great job to get! beautiful

  5. Charlie Zinno. [deleted] 77 months ago | reply

    awesome poster!!!

  6. bw design 74 months ago | reply

    likey likey..!

  7. ilovetypography.com 71 months ago | reply

    I need to own this poster. It really is exceptional. Can I trade my right arm for one?

  8. alan.98 70 months ago | reply

    Nick, this is very similar to something I printed myself recently but I don't remember seeing this before. Coincidence, perhaps, or maybe I did see it and forgot. Very nice, anyway, you know what they say about imitation and flattery.

  9. Nick Sherman 70 months ago | reply

    Alan,
    I claim no ownership over red & blue overprinting (though I do use it all the time). I'm a sucker for the technique, so I say overprint away! Incidentally, I just finished a huge red & blue overprint piece at the Hamilton Wood Type Museum today. I'll upload photos soon.

  10. Imagebakery [deleted] 70 months ago | reply

    Awesome

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