Yes, Halloween is over and Thanksgiving is right around the corner. And that means Christmas isn’t very far behind. So if you’re looking for fun places to shop this coming weekend come to Clawson! Christmas in Clawson, Saturday 11/12 9-5 This event is coming back after a 3-year hiatus! Come stroll around Clawson high school, … Continue reading Upcoming Events 11/12 & 11/13 — Christmas in Clawson + Leon & Lulu!
After I finished my third book, Where All the Little Things Live I realized I had learned a lot. My writing improved, weeding out words and sentences. I’d learned how to render light sources better in the illustrations and how to be more subtle using the spot colors. And I’d settled on a layout style … Continue reading Zōsan, 2nd Edition
I haven’t even finished the book, but I can already tell you: if you have any love for the process of printing, history, or just have a love of good design and layout, then you owe it to yourself to pick up a copy of The Tramp Printers from Eberhardt Press. Well written, beautifully designed … Continue reading The Tramp Printers
Head over to my latest kickstarter and help me create cozy cotton woven blankets with moments of joy and inspiration from my three illustrated books! http://kickstarter.iantm.com Continue reading Kickstarter is LIVE!
I’m starting a new Kickstarter Campaign: cotton woven blankets featuring artwork from all three of my books. I have one and they are lovely to behold, with pixel-like details, soft fringe, and a cozy size for all ages! Stay tuned! Sign up for my mailing list now and get a sneak peek! (signup.iantm.com) Continue reading Launch day is Friday, 9/9/22
Even before I finished remastering Tamaishi, thoroughly revisiting the text and the illustrations with every thing I’d learned from Where All the Little Things Live, I knew I was running low on copies of Zosan, so I had it in mind to rework those illustrations as well. While I’m not quite ready for printing, I’ve … Continue reading Zosan Second edition in the works…
I recently worked with a company to create woven—not printed—blankets with artwork from Tamaishi and Where All the Little Things Live. The results were a stunning pixel-art-like cotton blanket. They’re warm, cozy, and made to last. It won’t fade and the weave seems like it will stand up with time. I am currently curious if there’s any demand out there. … Continue reading Cozy Illustrations!
Saturday, August 20, 2022 — 12p – 3p I’ll be sharing the space at Signal/Return for a little pop up shop + reading and activities. Stay tuned! Continue reading Pop up shop at Signal/Return
Sunday, September 18, 2022 The 2022 Kerrytown bookfest is a go, and I’m going to be in a booth! Note that this year the event is taking place at the Morris J. Lawrence building at Washtenaw Community College. Odd that it’s not in Kerrytown per se, but I’m assuming the indoor location is to cover … Continue reading Kerrytown bookfest 2022
November 12, 2022 The annual Christmas in Clawson event is back for the first time since 2019! It’s high-energy event held in the high school. Find me this year in the gym with my books and prints! Continue reading Sat, 11/12/22: Christmas in Clawson