themattbutler

Hand Printed by The Matt Butler

California, United States · 3893 Sales

themattbutler

Hand Printed by The Matt Butler

California, United States 3893 Sales On Etsy since 2010

5 out of 5 stars
(485)

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Matt Butler

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Matt Butler

SALE Size 10 Dachshund Custom TOMS Shoes
US$68.00
SALE Size 11 Birds on a Wire Custom TOMS shoes
US$55.00
SALE Grey Ash Size 7 Slight Blemish
US$55.00
Funny Birthday Card Unicorn Letterpress
US$5.00
Pie Thoughts Funny Letterpress Greeting Card
US$5.00
Wine Funny Letterpress Greeting Card
US$5.00
Tequila Funny Letterpress Greeting Card
US$5.00
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5 out of 5 stars
(485)
lsulek91

lsulek91 on Jul 9, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

Shoes look GREAT! Can't wait to wear them for my wedding in August! Thank you!

Shelby boyce

Shelby boyce on Jul 5, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

Love these shoes. Only wishing the turtles stood out in a brighter blue. I bought them as a gift for my mom and I know she will love them :)

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Updates

Using a mask to pull some prints more efficiently! Check the shop for the finished product.

About

Printing the Truth Since 2009

The Matt Butler has been creating kick-ass wall art since 2009. He specializes in linocut prints, the subjects of which are influenced by his sense of humor and love of bikes, typography, and Southern culture. These linocut prints start in Matt’s Berkeley CA studio with a hand-carved block of linoleum and some tools Matt inherited from his grandfather. An image is carved into the block to create what is basically a giant rubber stamp. Ink is rolled on to the carved block which is then placed on a hand-cranked press and the block transfers the image to American-made paper. Each mark carved into the block is imprinted into the paper as it stretches during the printing process. These marks are subtle, but they add depth and character that digital printing cannot replicate. Each print is unique to all others printed from the same block.

Matt prints his humorous greeting cards using a small, Japanese screen-printing machine called a Gocco Printer. Each one is hand-printed and folded, and full of sass.

The TOMS shoes are printed by hand making each pair unique. TOMS makes a great product and Matt tries to make them even better.

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  • Matt Butler

    Owner, Maker, Designer

    I am a former teacher turned printmaker. Carving linoleum and printing started as a hobby and became my passion. My sense of humor and love of food, bikes, and typography influence my designs. I love the work I create and hope you do too.

Shop policies

Last updated on November 11, 2015
Hello! Thank you for checking out my shop. I hope you enjoy what you see. Please remember that all of my work is hand printed which creates slight variations in each piece. No two works will be exactly the same which I feel gives them character and beauty.

I want you to be happy with your purchase. If you are not, please let me know!

Accepted payment methods

  • Accepts Etsy gift cards
Payment
I accept payments through etsy's online payment system.

If you are in the Berkeley CA area and prefer another payment method, please message me.
Shipping
I take great care in packaging and shipping my work. I use the US Postal service for the majority of my shipments as they offer reasonable rates and take great care in their work. All orders are shipped first class.

I aim to have shipments of prints in the mail within 7 business days of purchase. Orders of TOMS take 14 to 21 days as they are made-to-order. Please be patient as some orders take a bit longer. Certain colors and sizes of TOMS tend to be more popular and sometimes are on back order. Please message me to confirm availability if you are concerned with shipment speed.

If you wish to upgrade to a different shipping method, please message me.

International buyers are responsible for any tariffs or fees that might be incurred from importing my products. In addition, I do not insure or provide tracking on international shipments so if they are lost, I am sorry. If you wish to have your shipment insured or tracked, please message me as additional shipping charges will be applied.
Refunds and Exchanges
If your order is lost or damaged when you receive it, please message me with details and I will do my best to replace it.

I will accept returns of paper prints within 14 days of purchase for orders in the US and 35 days of purchase for international orders. A $15 restocking fee will apply and you are responsible for shipping it back to me.

I will not accept returns on Custom Printed TOMS as they are made per individual order. Please make sure you have chosen the correct size before ordering.
Additional policies and FAQs
Please let me know if you have a custom order question! I will definitely give discounts for large orders! Send me a message.

I accept wholesale orders. Just message me!