A collection of photographs of Denver during the first 2020 Covid isolation by Perry Loughridge. During his 2 month furlough, he photographed downtown Denver during his daily walks, capturing abandoned streets normally busy with activity.
The soft cover booklet measures 9 3/4 x 7 1/2" and has 24 pages of photographs with a hand sown binding. The cover is a five color serigraph on a heavy cover stock. Forty of the books were printed and are signed on the Title page.
The sixteen page booklet is a short memoir about a good friend of John Macker's. John's memories are brought to life with serigraph illustrations by Leon Loughridge. The serigraph type and illustrations were hand-printed by Loughridge. There are a total of eight illustrations in the booklet. Twenty Six copies were printed and are all signed by John on the title page. The booklet measures 11" x 8 1/2" with a cover printed on cover-stock. The cover and pages are hand-sown with an exposed stitch.
The hand printed and bound booklet shows the six color runs used to create the image "Winter Grazing". The image was the 2020 Christmas card for DCArtPress. All the pages were printed as serigraph with screens created from the actual hand drawn transparencies. The booklet measures 8.5 x 5.5". Visit the Bookstore for more photos.
A discussion on creating three block reduction prints along with process demonstrations of the multiple layers used to create the demo images. All the pages were printed on a 1895 Chandler Price Platen Press from carved blocks or metal plates for the type. The signed book was printed in an edition of 60.
A hand printed and bound book recounting the demolition of the iconic McNichols Sports Arena in 2000. The eight illustrations are a combination of woodblock and etching. Each illustration has a translucent title page which gives the title and the date of the scene. The images were inspired from original sketches created on site over the two month demolition. The hard cover book measures 10" x 10" and was printed in an edition of 000.
A collection of memories from Charles and Ann Loughridge about life on the Diamond A Ranch in 1942. The small hard bound book is illustrated with woodblocks by Leon Loughridge, many of which were inspired by photographs from the ranch. The type and photographs were dogotally printed.
A digital reproduction of the hand printed book of spring's arrival in the Vail Valley. The small book was produced in an edition of 39 with the frontispiece as an 8 color woodblock. The pages with letterpress printed borders are digitally printed with all the woodblocks from the original version. Also included are many of the small sketches made during the many hikes to capture the imagery.