Making: 2010 Calendar

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2010 Calendars, I’ve been hard at work and here’s how they turned out!  It was a lot of hard work to print them. I got to print them on the Automatic press at Pasadena City College during my class I’ve been taking.
2009-297-miriamdemaHere’s what the machine looks like. It’s big! It has a lot of buttons, a lot of adjustments and a lot of ways to mess things up. Big props to Erika the lab tech to doing most of the adjustments, helping me maintain quality and racking as I loaded the paper. Man did I ever need a cocktail after all that printing!

2009-298-miriamdemaHere’s a pic of the paper all loaded up and waiting for that ink to be flooded and printed onto the paper. Here’s the black layer layer being printed.

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There are a few more pics on my flickr, feel free to check them out. Today I’ll staple the month pages and then they’ll be all ready to go out into the world!

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2 Comments

  1. strawberryluna December 3, 2009 at 8:46 pm #

    Wow, super cool process photos, that’s awesome that you have access to a Saturn. I’ve never had a chance to use an autmatic press, but it looks pretty intense. Great work!

  2. miriamdema December 4, 2009 at 11:13 am #

    it is intense! it was a great opportunity but unless i’m doing more than 200 of something printing by hand is just as easy.