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Re: [PPLetterpress] Re: Screenprinting exposure table to expose photopolymers?

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  • Austin Jones
    Thank You Peter! Who Am I To Judge? tks Austin Jones austin@printsbyaj.com ... From: Peter Fraterdeus To: PPLetterpress@yahoogroups.com Sent: Sunday, January
    Message 1 of 36 , Jan 30, 2011
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      Thank You Peter!
       
      Who Am I To Judge?
       
      tks
       

      Austin Jones
      austin@...
       
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      Sent: Sunday, January 30, 2011 12:45 AM
      Subject: Re: [PPLetterpress] Re: Screenprinting exposure table to expose photopolymers?

       


      On 29 Jan 2011, at 11:15 PM, Michael Phillips wrote:

      exactly 
       

      To: PPLetterpress@yahoogroups.com
      From: Bieler@...
      Date: Sun, 30 Jan 2011 04:54:10 +0000
      Subject: [PPLetterpress] Re: Screenprinting exposure table to expose photopolymers?

      The point here wasn't about who can do what or any kind of exclusion. Folks will do what they want, and there is, in actuality, no one to stop them. What's your point?

      Gerald

      Hmm.

      Austin's point (or mine) might well be that one woman's perfection is another's neurotic compulsion.
      And one man's sloppy presswork may be yet another's artistic freedom.

      And if that sloppy presswork leads, for instance, to a timely political broadside, perhaps there are more dimensions to 'truth' than any one perspective can properly describe.

      While I'm a big fan of immaculate presswork, it's never going to compensate for self-indulgent authors, nor indeed for bad design.

      However, it must be said that neither worn type nor poor plates will ever make a good impression... defined as one which could have been better with closer attention to the craft.

      And that no craftsperson would intentionally choose inappropriate tools if the correct ones were at hand.

      PF


      Peter Fraterdeus
      Exquisite letterpress takes time™ 

      IdeasWords : Idea Swords
      Communication Strategy
      Semiotx.com  @ideaswords

    • Austin Jones
      Thank You Peter! Who Am I To Judge? tks Austin Jones austin@printsbyaj.com ... From: Peter Fraterdeus To: PPLetterpress@yahoogroups.com Sent: Sunday, January
      Message 36 of 36 , Jan 30, 2011
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        Thank You Peter!
         
        Who Am I To Judge?
         
        tks
         

        Austin Jones
        austin@...
         
        ----- Original Message -----
        Sent: Sunday, January 30, 2011 12:45 AM
        Subject: Re: [PPLetterpress] Re: Screenprinting exposure table to expose photopolymers?

         


        On 29 Jan 2011, at 11:15 PM, Michael Phillips wrote:

        exactly 
         

        To: PPLetterpress@yahoogroups.com
        From: Bieler@...
        Date: Sun, 30 Jan 2011 04:54:10 +0000
        Subject: [PPLetterpress] Re: Screenprinting exposure table to expose photopolymers?

        The point here wasn't about who can do what or any kind of exclusion. Folks will do what they want, and there is, in actuality, no one to stop them. What's your point?

        Gerald

        Hmm.

        Austin's point (or mine) might well be that one woman's perfection is another's neurotic compulsion.
        And one man's sloppy presswork may be yet another's artistic freedom.

        And if that sloppy presswork leads, for instance, to a timely political broadside, perhaps there are more dimensions to 'truth' than any one perspective can properly describe.

        While I'm a big fan of immaculate presswork, it's never going to compensate for self-indulgent authors, nor indeed for bad design.

        However, it must be said that neither worn type nor poor plates will ever make a good impression... defined as one which could have been better with closer attention to the craft.

        And that no craftsperson would intentionally choose inappropriate tools if the correct ones were at hand.

        PF


        Peter Fraterdeus
        Exquisite letterpress takes time™ 

        IdeasWords : Idea Swords
        Communication Strategy
        Semiotx.com  @ideaswords

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