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For the unrequited love of Big Brother/Epson/Canon – more inkjet troubles

Okay, more whining about inkjet printers (strictly for the enthusiasts). This time about my Epson Photo RX585. When I choose “A4” in the page setup menu item, and then go to print, it gives me a list of media to … Continue reading

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Why print black when you can Pixma bleck?

I have come to realise that we live in a post-magic civilisation. The details of inkjet printing are more esoteric than anything The Order of the Golden Dawn could have ever thought up, and heaven and hell are separated by … Continue reading

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How to Create Your Own Money-Making Mint! Read how Black Daffodil Press is doing it right now… Part 1

I had this crazy idea to design and print a bank note. How hard can it be? Quite hard, actually. I ain’t no numismatist but I have always liked printed ephemera and a bank note seemed like an honourable addition to … Continue reading

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Why, oh why, oh why, oh why? DIY or Do I Dye? – more inkjet printer trials and tribulations

 or The pigmented black of middle-class Hell – Cantos V – VIII After an unplanned hiatus, I’m back in the printing business. Strictly for the enthusiasts, here are some the details of my recent shenanigans, with more to follow. Despite … Continue reading

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I see dead inkjets, all the time. (They don’t know they’re dead.)

Bloody typical, I have a load of print to get ready for the Sheffield Zine Fest and my printer goes on the blink three days before. I hadn’t really left enough time anyway, and as usual I’m over-achieving, so the … Continue reading

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Stationery porn, centre-folds and getting laid

After a short enforced hiatus whilst we moved house, I am back on the daffodil and printing again. Further to my reconnection with print, and spurred on by Site Gallery’s exhibition & COPY in residence’s activities last summer, I have remixed … Continue reading

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Stained by dead inkjets – the life and times of a DIY printer

My first colour printer was a dot-matrix Star LC10 which I bought as soon as it came out in (I think) 1988. Attached to an Atari 520 ST, it was very noisy and rather ineffective, although better than no printer, … Continue reading

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