New book

Tamlane

A handmade book of the folk ballad ‘The Young Tamlane’, taken from the 1857 edition of English and Scottish Ballads, edited by Francis James Child. It’s a tale concerning the rescue of a childhood lover from the fairy Queen.

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Event

Shipley Wayzgoose

I will be selling my trinkets at The Kirkgate Centre in Shipley on Saturday 6 June from 11–4pm. Nick, the organiser says: ‘All sorts of stuff happening on the day – paper marbling, printing, stuffing of faces with cakes, re-mortgaging of houses, books, staggering home with 50kg of type in your back pocket (paid for), posters, second hand type & equipment, bartering, haggling etc.’

Saturday 6 June 2019, 11am–4pm

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A4 print

Worra Worra Worra Worra

The sound that Tiggers make.

£20

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A3 print

Misguided Angel

This print uses two full alphabets of 12 line bold condensed Grotesque wood type overprinted to create a black heart.

£30

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A4 print

9 dot Alphabet in 12pt

An experiment to see if I could create an alphabet using a square grid of nine dots.

£20

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About Muttons & Nuts

With over 25 years’ experience of design and 8 years in letterpress printing I offer commissions, collaborations, and workshops are coming soon. The workshops will give you an introduction to hand typesetting with his wood or metal type, preparation for printing, and printing on my relief printing presses. No need for any art or design skills – I will help you explore your creativity through type, colour and layout.

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