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Hello, Mr. Bill!

Bill Denham, the head of production at Painted Tongue Studios, followed his love of language from his home in the American South to Berkeley, California. He’s a poet, a paper sculptor, and printer whose love of stories lead him to his love of letterpress. When asked how he fell in love with language he said “I just sort of came out that way”. The son of a preacher in rural Mooresville North Carolina, Bill says he fell in love
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Buzz Over to Etsy for Spring Cards!

Spring has sprung and Easter is right around the corner! We’ve been printing our botanical cards as the flowers burst into bloom around us, don’t miss your chance to spread a little sunshine to your loved ones this season! To shop for our cards, check out our Etsy page at http://www.etsy.com/shop/PaintedTongueStudios Take a sneak peak at out Tulip Easter card production, you might find someone sneaking a peak back at you. For pictures:
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The East Coast Laughs In Flowers

The Painted Tongue Studios has been humming this winter! We’ve been busy as bees creating new cards for 2012. Our newest card representative Pamela Davis of Daisy D and Friends, has been everywhere this past winter letting her world know about Painted Tongue Studios and our greeting card line for 2012. Thanks to Pam, Painted Tongue greeting cards are now available in seven different states on the East Coast! Find our cards at:
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Winter Tea 2012

The winter tea is an annual event at Painted Tongue Studios. It’s an event for our community to gather and catch-up with each other. Good food needs no introduction. Lulu, our IT adviser and general enthusiast; Alex a local musician and husband of our staff members; and Liz a former apprentice who now works at Dependable Letterpress, enjoy delicious winter treats and tea. Lulu, Mitsuko our incredible bookkeeper and coordinator of our card line, and maker of delightful whimsical books and boxes; Jenny former apprentice, teacher and card designer extraordinaire; and Marianne who at one time in the past was the right hand of the business.   Lupe our newest member and client concierge; and Bill our chief letterpress printer, and weaver of poem and paper Bettina one of our expert letterpress printers, an exceptional book artist, and instructor at Academy of Art, with Mitsuko Kim our fearless leader, presenting the structure for our new organization The Painted Tongue Community. Anybody interested in joining our community for salons, critiques, equipment rental, and terrific relationships please send us an email. info@paintedtonguepress.com
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We’re at National Stationery Show 2011!

We’re exhibiting with Ladies of Letterpress at the National Stationery Show this year. It’s our first time at the show, and so far has been a terrific experience. The gals from the other 10 small letterpress shops who are in our booth have been wonderful to work with. We never would have made it here without them! Our booths are 2362, 2364, 2366, and 2368. If you’re at the show, come by and see us!
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