2017 Tall Tales Music Festival letterpress poster


2017 Tall Tales Music Festival letterpress poster

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The official 2017 Tall Tales Music Festival letterpress posters are here! This 3-color linocut reduction was designed and hand-carved by Laura Baisden of Camp Nevernice in Knoxville, TN. 

Limited to an edition of 100, so when they're gone, they're gone.

Artist: Laura Baisden, Camp Nevernice
Process: Letterpress, 3-color linocut reduction
Website: www.campnevernice.com

About the artist: Laura Baisden cut her teeth on letterpress blocks as a young pup, putting away type and cranking posters for Bryce McCloud at Isle of Printing from 2006­-2010. There, she learned to love carving and the process of letterpress printing. Then, she got a job at Hatch Show Print and really honed her type­setting skills designing posters for all kinds of jobs­ local and international. In five years, she designed and printed hundreds of posters, redistributed thousands of letters and taught about 70 interns the ins and outs of letterpress printing.

With the help of Julie Belcher from Pioneer House, Laura has opened her very own letterpress shop. Based on the principles she learned over the last 9 years combined with her individual style and Pioneer House’s extensive wood type collection, Camp Nevernice seeks to create beautiful hand ­crafted products for whoever needs ‘em. Camp Nevernice offers custom letterpress products to suit needs for all things on paper using her own two hands and her Vandercook cylinder press.