|Press Name||The Book Arts Department at the Oregon School of Arts and Crafts|
|Place of Publication||Portland, OR|
|Author of Text||M.C Richards|
|Medium / Materials||Letterpress|
|Paper Stock||Rives Heavyweight paper; the Roman-numeral edition is on handmade Umbria.|
|Dimensions (WxHxD)||19 x 13 inches|
|Edition Size||Edition of 45|
|Signed & Numbered||Not signed. Numbered copy #45.|
A limited edition broadside designed and printed in 1991 in the book arts department at the Oregon School (now College) of Art and Crafts. Text by M.C. Richards. This is numbered copy #45
Where making is a central activity, every example has value: making bread, making a sign, making a report, making a table, making a concert, making love, making tea, making a baseball game, making plans for next year, MAKING.
In making, we develop a feel for materials, for the play between purpose and accident and inspiration, for gestalt, for instrument, for becoming, for death as a physical process essential to creation; and we are filled with wonder
Copyright 1989 by M.C. Richards. Reprinted from Centering (second edition), by permission of University Press of New England.