Friends of All Shapes Risograph Print

This rad risograph celebrates the joy of friendship and diversity.
created by

Christine Schmidt


Christine Schmidt created by

Christine Schmidt

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Free to Be You and Me

The scene: a middle school classroom, circa 1980. Amid the acid wash and gum snapping, something's in the air—a totally rad sense of diversity. Christine Schmidt's colorful print celebrates the spirit of the Rainbow Coalition and classic classroom decor with a friendly assembly of smiling shapes. Christine explains that the print's method itself hails from the 80s: "If a screenprint and a mimeograph had a baby, it would be a risograph." Colors are printed one at a time in layers of vivid but translucent ink, making each print unique. The playful print makes an inspiring gift for kids' rooms, favorite teachers, or any spot that could use a progressive pop of color. Made in San Francisco, California.

Christine Schmidt

created by

Christine Schmidt



Christine Schmidt's art career began in primary school when she won a bike in the local grocer's coloring contest (it was red and had ten whole speeds!) After a youth spent on the plains of Kansas City and art school in Washington D.C., she and her boyfriend, Evan, moved west to a little place perched atop windy Bernal Hill in San Francisco. Fueled by too much black tea and public radio shows, she spent nights creating hand-printed cards and gifts. Seeking out local suppliers and working with fine, earth-loving materials, she began honing her line of wares. In 2007, after steeling her nerves, Christine took a box of her goods to some local stores...they placed orders, and Yellow Owl Workshop was born.

Christine's workshop now bustles with a team of hard-working ladies in a sunny Mission district studio. Though it's grown, the workshop's original values of attention to detail, ecological awareness, and premium, American-made materials are evident in every product.

Read more about Christine Schmidt's quirky creations and the inspirations behind them on our blog.

Made in the USA
Made from
soy ink, PCW recycled paper, recycled fiber backing
14" H x 11" W
All art on paper should be protected from moisture and from prolonged, direct sunlight.
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