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Call for Submissions: Big Print Project 2016 at the Chinese cultural Center!

Call for Submissions: Big Print Project 2016 at the Chinese cultural Center!

  Submissions are now open for the Big Print Project at the Chinese Cultural Center! The Big Print Project will also make an appearance on Granville Island from July 1st to July 4th, more details to come!   Click HERE for the submission form and […]

Introducing the mezzoette!

Introducing the mezzoette!

The mezzoette: a hand operated tool used to draw on a mezzotint texture, it was developed by Peter Braune to accurately repair mezzotinted and aquatinted plates. It is ideal for printmakers who do dry-point, mezzotints, or deep aquatints and want a rich black. To use […]

Hunter-Penrose etching & litho press 4 sale

Hunter-Penrose etching & litho press 4 sale

It is double gear drive (which means it drives from both sides) compared to a chain drive only on one side. $9000. Call us for more info. 604-689-9918      

Tiny Etching

Tiny Etching

1 cm long logo variants etched right through. We used a photo resist and etched from both sides of the plate.  

Metal lampshades – prototype

Metal lampshades – prototype

Our friends at Bricault Design have asked us to create some copper light fixtures. This is their design:             This is some rough copper tubing:               We covered one of them with Puretch, a […]

Printing Door Jambs – James Nizam sculpture

Printing Door Jambs – James Nizam sculpture

Sculpture by James Nizam:     Too thick for the press and nothing is even:   So we inked it with 1″ rollers:   And printed it by hand:   Look for the prints and sculpture on display at Gallery Jones in April.

Steamrolling

Steamrolling

New Leaf Editions took on a mammoth of a project this past August long weekend. Peter and Richard Tetrault hauled a steamroller onto the island for the Big Print Festival. This project has been a twinkle in Peter’s eye for years, and after a summer […]

Getting to work: Getting To Know You

Getting to work: Getting To Know You

Thank you to everyone who contributed to our book project! We surpassed our target and raised over $5000. Now it’s printing time! “Getting to Know You” is a hand-printed and hand-bound book project combining letterpress and etchings that illustrate original poetry about Vancouver. Poems by […]

Radio Stars

Radio Stars

Listen to Peter, Christopher, and Sigrid talking about our book project on Vancouver Co-op Radio. http://www.coopradio.org/content/wax-poetic-170     Only 4 days left to snag a perk and help us fund the printing costs: http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/getting-to-know-you