Foil Stamped Titles for Your Books

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$ 75.00

August 15th, 2013 6:30 PM

  • Instructor: James Tucker
  • Workshop Type: Binding
  • Workshop Status: Closed
  • Workshop Start: August 15th, 2013 6:30 PM
  • Workshop End: August 15th, 2013 9:30 PM
  • Sessions: 1

Learn to use the Kwikprint gold foil stamping machine to create gorgeous titles for books and projects. See a demonstration, get invaluable tips, and engage in hands-on practice. Foil-Stamped Titles for Your Books goes through the process of setting up the Kwikprint and adjusting temperature, dwell time, and pressure using handset type and a stamping die.


Materials to Bring: Tweezers, dividers, pencil, metal ruler, and bone folder.

Materials fee: $20

Date & Time: Thursday August 15th, 2013 | 6:30pm-9:30pm

Location: 375 Rhode Island Street, San Francisco CA 94103

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About the Instructor | James Tucker

James Tucker received his BFA in printmaking in 2007 from Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore, MD. Over the years he has honed his letterpress, bindery, and woodcut skills at Hatch Show Print, Austin Press,Taurus Bookbindery, and Hello Lucky in San Francisco. He started his own press, The Aesthetic Union in 2013. Its specializes in small run job printing and innovative design production collaborations.

James is a contributor to many online letterpress forums and blogs and is currently a member of the Colophon Club in Berkeley. His work has been exhibited, featured in Uppercase Magazine, The Bold Italic, Anthology, San Francisco Magazine, and many other industry blogs and publications. His fine art has been procured by private collectors in New York City; Miami; Hong Kong; San Francisco; Aspen, CO, Tampa; Nashville; Sarasota; Baltimore; Pont-Aven, France, and Asbury Park, NJ.


Past Student Reviews

"Wow!! Excellent class and super informative instructor!"

"James is great, had a lot of knowledge to offer"

"One of the best instructors I've had here"

"Answered all questions thoroughly and displayed great overall knowledge"

"What a star! James was so thorough & we covered so much in a mere 3 hours. Love his sense of humor!"

$ 75.00