Author Archives: Allen

Visual Effects artist living in New Zealand and finding lots of fascinating things to obsess over.

Binding

This post was originally one of a series of updates I published over the course of a Kickstarter campaign I launched last year to fund the production of a book. The start of this series is here. At this point in the project, ioColor sent Sarah and I a set of what they called “plotter proofs”. Proofs we’d gotten […]

Color

This post was originally one of a series of updates I published over the course of a Kickstarter campaign I launched last year to fund the production of a book. The start of this series is here. Let’s learn some more about color. A consistent point of frustration for me in working on the blog for this project […]

Proof

This post was originally one of a series of updates I published over the course of a Kickstarter campaign I launched last year to fund the production of a book. The start of this series is here. Project delays seem to be a rite of passage enjoyed by almost every Kickstarter project I’ve backed. I like to think […]

Design

Hello friends! This post was originally one of a series of updates I published over the course of a Kickstarter campaign I launched last year to fund the production of a book. The start of this series is here. Let’s learn a little more about printing books. A book effectively starts with a large sheet of paper; the […]

Typography

This post was originally one of a series of updates I published over the course of a Kickstarter campaign I launched last year to fund the production of a book. The start of this series is here. During the Kickstarter campaign itself, it seemed likely that Sarah and I would reach the financial goal we had set for […]