This week I went with typographic designer, Lisa Kirkham and her two children Hannah and Jan, to Lavenham Press to watch the start of the print of The Little White Sprite. Here's a clip of pages from my book rattling through the great Heidelberg machine at 15,000 sheets an hour: Heidelberg press printing Little White Sprite
Thursday, 24 February 2011
Sunday, 13 February 2011
Because the picture book text is so minimal, even the smallest of changes, like these made to spread 10 of The Little White Sprite, can create a knock-on effect.
Small words can be bothersome. Read about 'but' at http://www.paulcoltman.blogspot.com/
Saturday, 5 February 2011
For years I've gone there to see them. They come at a time of year when I can find a bit of stillness after the turmoil of Christmas. I associate them with bare, empty months when I can work again and a stillness that's becoming harder and harder to capture in our age of manic social networking.
There's a poem about them on: http://www.paulcoltman.blogspot.com/