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 […]

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 […]

Can You Guess What I am Illustrating #5 – We have a winner

Congratulations to¬† Dymphie, who won this give away. Apparently she recognized the “unfortunate fir forest” on Saturday, and she was the first to correctly comment that all these cuts illustrate “The Awful German Language” by Mark Twain. I hope you’ll like your pamphlet, Dymphie! For all those who don’t know this text: You can find […]

Can You Guess What I am Illustrating? #3

I am illustrating a text by a famous American author at the moment. The first who can guess which story it is, wins the pamphlet containing the text and the lino prints. I decided to post two today, since it is apparently difficult (or not interesting?) to guess. The tigress is cut into artist’s lino, […]