We had a fantastic time at HOW Design Live 2019. The International Paper booth was full of people hand pulling their own screen-printed Accent® Opaque sketchbooks featuring custom artwork from Flat Planet Press — and clearly having a blast.
Each dish will feature a new nugget to chew on and fuel your digital cravings. In continuation from last month's dish about maximizing the performance of your new digital press by selecting a suitable paper, this edition digs in further to the paper decision-making process. Now that your press is up and running, keep these tips in mind in order to increase your business and possibly your profitability.
Max Mahn is a printmaker and illustrator working between Montana and Wyoming under the pseudonym Twin Home. He’s passionate about the art of the gig poster, and he spoke with us about how he got his start and what’s inspiring him today.
Kelly Bjork is an artist and illustrator based in Seattle, Washington who works mainly in gouache, a type of paint like watercolor made of natural pigment, water, and a binding agent like gum arabic or dextrin that is used to make the paint opaque. The word most often used to describe her gouache paintings is intimate, not only because it often features people in their homes but also because Bjork gives the viewer a glimpse of the tiny moments in our daily routines that are often overlooked: drawing a bath, doing the dishes, cuddling the cat.
Each dish will feature a new nugget to chew on and fuel your digital cravings. In continuation from last month's dish about making the decision to move from conventional to digital printing equipment, this month's edition identifies steps to take to maximize the performance of your new digital press.