Archive for November, 2011

November 15, 2011

Randall Cleaver’s found-object clocks

Many thanks to artist Randall Cleaver for contributing to the Tinblog. Randall uses many found objects and materials (including tinplate) in his meticulous work. Included are what he calls “Story Clocks” where he uses imagery from the tins to tell part of a story. Read on for more! Voyeur Time “I make clocks and lamps […]

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November 8, 2011

Tin printer tour

Many thanks to Keith Skillicorn of England for taking us on this virtual tour of the tin printing department of Crown Packaging in Aintree. Keith works in the prepress department and has this to say: “Tin printing in our industry is actually the same as normal offset, sheet-fed lithographic printing. There are a couple of […]

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November 1, 2011

New Project: Napkin Rings!

We, here at Tinplate Girl, are excited to share with you our newest project, napkin rings! And just in time to get cooking on some Thanksgiving decor. These napkin rings can add a punch of color, as well as a nice handmade touch to your table, no matter how fancy or informal your gathering. Truth […]

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