I went to a letterpress workshop today and learnt how to do this traditional printing. It required a lot of patience because it takes f o r e v e r to do but was worth it in the end. This is the block that I made out of the stamps from my chosen font, Perpetua:
And this was my end result:
Now I've had the induction in how to get started with letterpress I want to do more and it should be a lot quicker. I really like the handmade effect that it produces, you can't really see on the photos at all but the finish is just so much nicer than text printed off the computer.