Let's learn everything possible about the press itself
and what needs to be done at the press to make an impression as perfect as possible.
Let's figure out how a letterpress studio works and how to keep it going.
Let's learn how to slow down and go at the speed of the tools, whatever they are.
Folding paper is a craft and an art.
How do you tune your eyes, brain, heart, and hands to that simple task, and get it right?
There is music to be made here, but let's learn everything possible about the notes and the spaces between, and then decide on how perfectly or imperfectly the book will be produced.
by Steve Miller, "Book Arts Education in Transition"
from The Bonefolder: an e-journal for the bookbinder and book artist.