Category Archives: Ink

Letterpress Inking 101

What? “The Secrets of Inking for Letterpress,” a printing workshop with instructor Alan Hillesheim When? July 18th, 6:30 – 9:30pm All right, give me the spiel. Sure, you know the difference between a Vandercook cylinder press and a floor-model platen. You can set type and pull out some very nice broadsides – heck, you’ve even printed your own […]

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Zoe
Zoe
Zoe is a student at Reed College, and an amateur playwright. During the summer of 2013 she is a volunteer at SFCB contributing her time and wit to the library and her sorting talents to the California job cases in the print studio.

Find Out How Printer’s Ink is Made

We loved coming across this video of how printing ink is made. Craftsmanship, science and passion combined with pigments, powder and industrial honey. Thanks to The Printing Ink Company in Vaughn, Ontario Canada. Intelligent, caring ink manufacturing by industry specialists, pigment mixing, milling and packaging in a quality-driven environment guaranteeing production of industry-superior ink formulation. […]

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The San Francisco Center for the Book sfcb.org