Steamroller Printing with Magnetic North

This past weekend was the 2017 Portland Letterpress Printers Fair! Artists from all over Portland gathered at the Redd building in southeast Portland to share their craft, support the arts, and have a good time! One of the main draws to the event is the steamroller printing. Studios entered to create these massive linocut stencils, … Continue reading Steamroller Printing with Magnetic North


Writer’s Block

"Fuck this." - me, ten minutes after I sit down to write. I'm seriously constipated, and I'm not talking about the post-box-of-flavor-blasted-goldfish kind of way. Creatively, I can't get anything out of my brain onto paper. Not even utter crap. So, in a feeble attempt to break through this literary lockup I'm experiencing, I'm going to break … Continue reading Writer’s Block

The Person I’m Pretending To Be

"You are what you pretend to be." - Kurt Vonnegut At this point in my life, I'm doing a serious amount of introspection. At 30 years old, I feel like I'm caught in the first of my life's major crossroads; there's the person I currently am at 30 years old, the person I thought I … Continue reading The Person I’m Pretending To Be

All “Work” and No “Play”

When I get fired up about something, it's hard to stop me. Unless, of course, it's with something else that I should be equally or even more fired up about. That's just the way I am. Creative momentum is by far my best tool when it comes to getting projects finished, but this can also be my … Continue reading All “Work” and No “Play”