Calling Perth artists!

Happy Friday paper nerds!

I wanted to share news of a Letterpress Artwork Competition and Exhibition that is being run by Whiteman Park Print Shop here in Perth as part of their 25th anniversary. Artists (graphic designers, artists, tattooists, calligraphers, casual doodlers, poets, etc) are invited to submit their artwork from now through to August 31. A panel of judges will select 20 of the best to be letterpress printed onto 300g cotton stock and exhibited later on in the year.

Theme: My Perth (your interpretation)
Paper Size: 8”x10” (203x254mm)
Colours: 2 spot colours (Orange 021U & Blue 279U), single sided (not CMYK)
Print format: 300dpi or higher PDF format
Other specifications: – Include crop marks & at least 3mm bleed
– Overlapping colours must be submitted in separate colour PDFs
– Minimum font size is 5pt
– Minimum line weight is 0.5pt
Please include your name, contact number, and title of artwork in the email.

You can find out more information about the competition at the Whiteman Park Print Shop website.

2 Comments

  1. Ann August 2, 2013

    Thank you for helping the word! We would love to see everyone in Perth get involved and having a go at letterpress printing! Ann


    • Krissy August 2, 2013

      You are so welcome Ann – It sounds like a wonderful project!


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