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Westcott & Taylor Watches

Westcott & Taylor Watches

Update: We are super busy here at the studio! Not only are we working on Paul’s print, but Peter is also etching watch faces for Westcott & Taylor. Check out the work in progress!

Paul Morstad

Paul Morstad

Check out the photos of our current project. We are working on prints for Paul Morstad which will be shown at Hap Gallery in Portland as of December 5th! The prints are looking great thus far!  

Spotlight TV

Spotlight TV

Peter has recently been featured on Telus’s ‘Spotlight TV’ series produced by Melinda Friedman. The series ‘myVancouver’ airs on the TELUS optik community channel as well as the Optik Local YouTube Channel. Check out the finished product!

Bowhead Whale by Tim Pitsiulak

Bowhead Whale by Tim Pitsiulak

Tim Pitsiulak is an Inuit artist from Cape Dorset, Nunavut. He is working with Peter Braune to learn Master Printing skills to utilize at the Cape Dorset printing studio. His first piece with New Leaf is a bowhead whale, created using processes of hard-ground line […]

Etched Paisley Guitar for Liquid Metal

Etched Paisley Guitar for Liquid Metal

We have just completed a beautiful etched paisley guitar for Phil Cook from Liquid Metal Guitars. This process involves a custom aluminum guitar body provided to us by Liquid Metal. We apply photo emulsion and expose a custom detail film. The guitar body is then […]

New Business Cards for New Leaf

New Business Cards for New Leaf

          Polymer plate on which the New Leaf logo is etched.             Press inked up and ready to go for printing the new business cards.             The finished printed product.

The Making of Michael Abraham’s Armoured Heart

The Making of Michael Abraham’s Armoured Heart

              Michael hard at work on the copper plate; notice that he covers the part of the plate he’s not working on with paper so that it does not get disturbed.                 […]

The Making of Michael Morris’ City Deluxe

The Making of Michael Morris’ City Deluxe

                Plate being etched. Two of Michael’s plates on the press ready to be printed.                   Close-up of an etched plate.                   […]

Michael Abraham – Armoured Heart

Michael Abraham – Armoured Heart

After a very successful 5″ x 7″ zinc plate, Michael decided to jump into the process with both feet and requested a 19″ x 21.5″ copper plate to do a printed version of his 2004 oil on linen painting titled “Armoured Heart.” This was quite […]

Michael Morris – City Deluxe

Michael Morris – City Deluxe

City Deluxe, a suite of ten newly produced etchings, each based on an example of Morris’ late 1960s engagement with Concrete Poetry. The original 1968 drawings of abstract black and white compositions of mainly letters and numbers arranged to emphasize the visual expressiveness of typographical language […]