Philantro-pirate

Lake Washington junior starts foundation for low-income musicians Hunter Trewin, a junior at Lake Washington High School, plays part of Joseph Hayden’s ‘Concert in G minor’ in the livingroom of his home in Kirkland. Trewin has started a foundation to help low-income...

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Block printing tee shirts

I've decided to print all of my own tee shirt designs in house, I'm using linocut block printing rather than the usual screen printing, I like the low tech, old school approach which gives the images  more texture. and line variation. I start with an idea and produce...

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Rosie the Fiddler

In World War II massive conscription of men led to a shortage of available musicians  and therefore a demand for violinists which could only be fully filled by employing women. The government launched a recruiting  campaign, one government advertisement asked women:...

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Violinograph goes local

We've brought the production of our most popular Tee, the violin pirate emblem "Bridge 'n Crossed Bows", back home to Santa Rosa, California. Justin McAdams has been in the screen print business for 30 years and his shop Silkies is just a couple of blocks away from my...

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Guns and Fiddles

Apart from the often asked question "do you have a violin or a machine gun in that case?", there's been a long association between fiddles and guns, the combination makes a good set up for a visual shock: the instrument of love melded  with the instrument of death,...

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