Mark Twain

Mark Twain has been dead for 100 years today. To celebrate and commemorate the author, get 10% my Awful German Language Book today in all my shops. If you order on this site the discount is already included. If you prefer to order on Etsy, you will be refunded via Paypal refund (if you are […]

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The Awful German Language Pamphlet – Now Affordable

Do you remember my Awful German Language Pamphlet Project? I cut and printed 10 Lino cuts, illustrating Mark Twain’s “Awful German Language”, an appendix to “A Vamp Abroad”. The plan was, to have this limited handprinted edition of 12 sell for an hourly wage of 5$ (haha!) which gave it a price of 120$ a […]

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The Awful German Language – The Special Edition is Finished

I finished this special edition of “Awful German Language” with my hand printed lino cuts just in time for the craft fair and the holidays. The text is by Mark Twain who spent time in Heidelberg, learning German. He had fallen in love with Heidelberg, gushing over its splendor in “A Tramp Abroad”. Apparently he […]

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Weihnachtsausstellung des Meckenheimer Künstlertreffs

Ich bin zurück von einem anstrengendem, aber schönen Wochenende in Meckenheim. Auf der Weihnachtsausstellung des Meckenheimer Künstlertreffs habe ich das erste Mal ganz persönlich meine Bücher vorgestellt. Es hat Spaß gemacht, einer Menge interessierter Meckenheimer, etwas über meine Kunst und meine Tagebücher zu erzählen. Ich war erstaunt, wie viel Zeit viele mitgebracht haben und sich […]

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The Finished Pamphlet “The Awful German Language”

The finished pamphlets have reached their new owners, and it’s time to continue telling the story of “The Awful German Language”. A brief recap: We were holding a pamphlet swap at the book arts forum (a good place to be, I encourage you all to join us there!). I decided to not simply make a […]

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