Author Archives: Steve Woods

Finish the work …

All forms of design are morphing right now. Architects, fashion designers, writers – everyone is searching for authenticity. Authenticity I think comes from resolution of your idea and ideal. I saw a clip this morning and it resonates with me now watching this clip. The lady is a motivational coach. Middle aged, overwieght – not […]


Rock, Screen, Paper 2

A Rock N’ Roll Print Prize Calling all designers, illustrators, artists & hand printers – this is the comp for you. $25 PER ENTRY – and an entry can be done by one person or a collaboration of 2 or more – it’s up to you. You can see loads of different print examples at the […]


Men of Signs & Signwriting …

  I did this as a kid – I did my work experience with a guy Paul Smith in Bathurst and learned under him as a student at TAFE learning showcard and ticket writing. Perfect type with a brush –   When these guys talk about their peers having a visual impact on the city […]


The Local Branch – Travelling the U.S. … handmade

What do you think of the Kickstarter  idea … for people like these guys touring the U.S. talking to people in a chilled artisan way making their wares and selling them in a way that reflects the values of the 40’s but has it’s communications and brand savvy of 2015. To the entrepreneurs of the […]


2013 Christmas Print Market at ARCADE

THE ANNUAL ARCADE CHRISTMAS PRINT MARKET Saturday December 21 st – 4 days before Christmas Come and get original crafted and printed wares by local printers. Posters, T-shirt brands, cushions, kids clothes – everything !!! Don’t buy mass produced rubbish – buy something that you love for yourself and maybe something original for someone else. […]


Day 1 December 1 – 2013 – OPEN THE DOOR – Why us + Why you

Welcome to Print Edition Print Edition is being created here for members to learn about Screen Print either as a way to illustrate their art or as a bridge to develop their art or as a way to make their art & Design into a product to sell. Made for designers of all persuasions be […]


Tibetian Calligraphy

  I used to have a picture of Taoist Monks that were holding up calligraphy like a showdown to each other. The essence of the game (or competition) was quite agressive and would be as substantial in their minds as a physical fight or political debate, Granted that it was only a master that would […]


Windy city multi colour poster print !

Really well worth watching for the background info and tip & tricks these guys incorporate.


The Hundreds – Cut & Sew Story

Cut & Make (CMT) as it’s known around here IS the holy grail of t-shirt makers. There is a point where you find styles you like from mass manufacturers and then you work on changing the tags and labels to branded and packaging (hanger value) and position your brand through websites and communications and you […]


Alchemy – Weapons – Handmade

  I believe strongly in the term – River Jumping – where you take inspiration or skills and apply them from one subject to another. I particularly like screen printing as our application can almost suit any trade or skill or can enhance process. Eg. The motorcycle builder can print his leather jacket or the […]


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