April 25, 2010 at 12:07pm
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What's a Wayzgoose? Back in the day it was the end of summer bash thrown by the master printer for his shop underlings and apprentices. Wayzgoose in Tacoma began six years ago as collaboration between King's Books public relations guru sweet pea and Jessica Spring, a professor at Pacific Lutheran University. They both had a desire to recognize Small Press Month and local printers.
I dropped by the sixth annual event today at King's Books and mingled with the type nuts, artists, letterpress printers, typographers, graphic, type designers and letterpress enthusiasts. Hundreds were in attendance.
Tacoma artist Chris Sharp manned the steamroller letterpress. Here's a pictorial of his handiwork:
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