Butterfly Letterpress

Address:
4613 Armistice Lane
Madison
WI
53704
United States
Phone:
608-249-0911
Employees:
only me
About:
WE ARE THE 99 PERCENT, WE ARE YOU
WE ARE THE 99 PERCENT, WE ARE YOU
United We Stand Divided We Fall
United We Stand Divided We Fall
Dear Daughter (Letter of a mother to her daughter on how it is feels to be free)
Dear Daughter (Letter of a mother to her daughter on how it is feels to be free)
Bible Verse on wood veneer
Bible Verse on wood veneer
Interview with Marijane from Butterfly Letterpress
When did you start letterpress printing?: 
2010
What do you like best about letterpress printing?: 
I love creating, setting type and printing on various papers with type, copper blocks, and half tones that are some time over a 100 years old. When I feel the type I can feel the history of the craft, it just inspires me.
What inspires you?: 
I am most inspired by nature, politics, and poems. I have butterflies so I love in incorporate them into my work when possible.
Which press(es), ink & paper do you usually use?: 
I have 2 presses, a Vandercook 4 and and 8X12 C %P. I use mostly cotton papers and a combination of rubber, oil, and etching inks.
How would you describe your artwork?: 
I have done Linoleum blocks, etching, most of it is nature themed.
What kind of products do you create?: 
I create calendars, posters, and printed poetry.
Do you offer custom work?: 
yes
Where can we buy your products?: 
check my site and see if you like anything, then email me
Do you offer workshops? If yes, what kind of?: 
no
Is there anything you wished you had known as a beginner?: 
I am still a beginner, so still learning.
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