Krista & Chris Save the Date Coasters
Bride-to-be Krista came to me with some pretty fabulous inspiration pieces featuring hand-drawn nature-inspired illustrations. She also knew she wanted to avoid a super-swashy wedding script, opting instead for more modern typography.
Taking cues from her guidelines, I went to my sketchbook—always a treat—to sketch up some leafy laurels. After spending a little time vectorizing them, I created a number of options incorporating combinations of hand-drawn fonts. A few rounds of changes later, we had it!
Once her plates arrived, I mixed a gorgeous custom blue-grey from her color palette and started printing on my 1882 Pearl Old Style letterpress. I’m so pleased with the results!
|Category||Coasters||Inks||hand-mixed oil-based inks from Graphic Chemical|
|Paper Weight||medium weight coaster blank||Printer||622 Press|
|Paper Color||natural||Artist/Agency||Kristin Joiner|