Jim Woodring

The Four Reasons

The Four Reasons is an astonishing set of four handpressed prints made from original drawings by Jim, offered in an elegantly designed paper portfolio. The prints have been pressed into handmade paper and stamped with their titles, written in Sanskrit. Each print has been individually signed and numbered and each portfolio features a story page and signed colophon.

The Edition
Edition of 80
10 Artist’s proofs
25 Studio proofs
1 Bon à tirer
Year of release: 2004
The portfolio exterior
Custom duplex stock created for the portfolio
Elegant diecut flap and portfolio opening
Beautiful sculpted emboss of Jim’s “4” logo on the flap
Red suede ribbon tie
Inside the portfolio
Gold flecked red paper with an elaborate pattern by Brad Keech
The prints
7 ¼˝ × 8 ¼˝
Hand pressed images made from Jim’s four original drawings
Handmade paper from Twinrocker
Rich shop mix black ink
The colophon
Biographies of Jim Woodring, Brad Keech, and Pressure Printing
Signed certificate of authenticity
Printed in 2 colors on a rich vellum paper
The story
Jim Woodring’s story about The Four Reasons
Printed in 2 colors on a rich vellum paper