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Look what just caaaaaame [Apr. 9th, 2009|10:39 am]
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I'll never stop feeling chest pains when a new book arrives. So many things have the potential to go wrong. Particularly in this book's case - it's the only one I've EVER soft-proofed. That is, went ahead with the printing with only a digital sample of the final thing. It's risky business, but Rich and I have gotten the layout process down to a pretty smooth system, so I had faith. And at first glance, things came out just the way we wanted.







Photos don't quite do it justice, but the colors look SPANKIN'. I am pleased. :)
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From: steidhe
2009-04-09 05:51 pm (UTC)

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Damn, that looks good Mere!
[User Picture]From: capn_special
2009-04-09 05:54 pm (UTC)

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this book calls out to me o_o
[User Picture]From: tanukitsune
2009-04-09 05:57 pm (UTC)

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HUZZAH! They look great! <3
[User Picture]From: happymrlocust
2009-04-09 06:00 pm (UTC)

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They look brilliant!
[User Picture]From: arambulo
2009-04-09 06:00 pm (UTC)

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YEAH! looks awesome! and green is my favorite color.
[User Picture]From: granulac
2009-04-09 06:15 pm (UTC)

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mine too! I was really anxious to do a green one, but I'm forcing myself to stagger primaries with secondaries. There is a method to my madness. o_o
[User Picture]From: quirkybird
2009-04-09 06:03 pm (UTC)

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Yay! Looks lovely!

Dagnabbit I keep being in the middle of something when you call BAD FRIEND AUGH. And now I am in Seattle. MER WE WILL HANG OUT I SWEAR TO GOSH
[User Picture]From: granulac
2009-04-09 06:16 pm (UTC)

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haha, no worries. You missed a really good lasagna and a really bad movie though!
[User Picture]From: sempaimiles
2009-04-09 06:04 pm (UTC)

WOW

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Holy cow! That looks fantastic in printed format! Cover/Back cover are incredible!
[User Picture]From: theonewhatis
2009-04-09 06:06 pm (UTC)

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It's so pretty and green.
[User Picture]From: goraina
2009-04-09 06:07 pm (UTC)

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I LOVE the cover of this one. Can't wait to see the real thing!
[User Picture]From: r_magnusson
2009-04-09 06:08 pm (UTC)

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I can't wait to pick it up at MoCCA. :)
[User Picture]From: joshuasmeaton
2009-04-09 06:18 pm (UTC)

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mmmmmm new book smell!
[User Picture]From: uniformgrey
2009-04-09 06:35 pm (UTC)

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The results look gorgeous!
[User Picture]From: beatonna
2009-04-09 06:41 pm (UTC)

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oh my gosh, wonderful!
[User Picture]From: rikc
2009-04-09 07:03 pm (UTC)

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Soon I will also be holding an octopus pie book at weird angles.
[User Picture]From: eggstorm
2009-04-09 07:11 pm (UTC)

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I can't wait to get a copy! The book looks wonderful!
[User Picture]From: _w_o_o_d_
2009-04-09 08:06 pm (UTC)

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Looks great ! I'm gonna buy me one of these babies !
[User Picture]From: daleof
2009-04-09 09:09 pm (UTC)

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Cool! Can't wait to pick up a copy!!

P.S.
Sketch by Meredith Gran on Vol.1 Octopus Pie

Sketch by Meredith Gran on Vol. 2 Octopus Pie

It was great meeting you!
[User Picture]From: nervousystem
2009-04-10 12:57 am (UTC)

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Brilliant cover.
[User Picture]From: commonname
2009-04-10 05:08 am (UTC)

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Looks really awesome, can't wait to get my hands on one. Green is my brother's new wife's favorite color! It's a sign!
[User Picture]From: nothings
2009-04-10 05:40 am (UTC)

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Yay!

(But: putting the text "And at first glance, things came out just the way we wanted" and then a cut tag immediately after was... misleading. Although maybe it was just me.)
[User Picture]From: beckyandfrank
2009-04-11 02:28 am (UTC)

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It looks great! I can't wait to get it this summer (along with vol 2). What printer did you go with? Because I was looking at our copy of vol 1 today and I like how it is not glossy printed and the paper stock, we want to print our small cats like that one day.

See you soon!!!!!

~ Becky (& Frank)
[User Picture]From: rosscott
2009-04-13 12:49 pm (UTC)

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Nice. Cheers.