A letterpress print of a few conifer trees that are native to Oregon (but also grow in many other places too). From left to right: Sugar Pine, Western Hemlock, Western Larch, Grand Fir, Douglas-fir, Ponderosa Pine, Lodgepole Pine, Englemann Spruce, Noble Fir, and Western White Pine.
Size: 12" x 18"
Paper: 100% cotton paper
Printing: letterpress (tree silhouettes from magnesium plates and text from handset metal type)
Ink colours: green trees and yellow ochre text
Green Bird Press is a small letterpress printing and bindery operation in Bend, Oregon with a modern, minimalist, often geeky, approach to design. All letterpress products are hand printed on Susan Porteous's Vandercook and Kelsey presses using a combination of handset type and custom metal printing plates.