Sheet of uncut crane prints ready to be cut, numbered, and signed.
Woe is me! I AM SO FAR BEHIND IN SENDING THESE OUT! And not even sending them out, but far behind in allocating requests for them!
So I’m breaking some rules. I’ll totally send you more than one crane. I’ll totally send you multiple mini-crane prints. Five? Ten? Twenty? Here’s sort of kind of what happened:
Originally [see: Crane Giveaway] I hoped more people would just send me a self-addressed stamped envelope and I could throw a crane in it and send it on the way. Easy peasy. I also opened up the option for people to send me 60 cents through PayPal to cover a stamp and envelope. This worked for a while, but only got me through the first 100 or so cranes. Continue reading →
Origami Crane Print 14/1000. Framed and hanging in my mother’s bedroom
Okay, time for the second official update of the Crane Giveaway! Above is the first user submitted image of a crane print out in the wild. This comes courtesy of my mother, Pam Morton, who framed her copy and hung it in her bedroom.
Origami Crane. 3-color silkscreen print. 7 x 5 inches.
If you’ve not heard yet I printed 1000 origami crane prints and I intend to give them all away before the end of 2016. Several requests have been received already and I hope to see more come in steadily.
Much of the “why” is already documented on the Crane Giveaway page where I also detail how you can get one of these mini-prints for free (or mostly free). Today I’m going to document the struggles of the technical process. Continue reading →