Introduction to Letterpress Printing

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April 5th, 2016 6:30 PM

  • Instructor: Robin Weinert
  • Workshop Type: Printing
  • Workshop Status: Open
  • Workshop Start: April 5th, 2016 6:30 PM
  • Workshop End: April 5th, 2016 9:30 PM
  • Sessions: 1

If you have heard about letterpress but are not really sure what it is or how it works, this class will allow you to peer inside the rich history and engaging techniques of letterpress printing. This class introduces the process, the materials, the machines, and the satisfaction of printing by hand on a Cylinder proof press. Participants will learn the basics of setting type using SFCB’s vast collection of lead type and decorative ornaments as well as inking, locking up and pulling a print.


Materials to bring: None

Workshop + Materials Fee: $65.00

Date/Time: Tuesday, April 5, 2016 | 6:30-9:30pm

Location: 375 Rhode Island St, San Francisco, CA 94103

Note: Please review our Registration Policies before signing up for a class. If you are registering within 3 days of the start date for this class, please call 415-565-0545 ex.105 to complete your registration 


About the Instructor | Robin Weinert

Robin Weinert is an artist and printmaker living and working in Oakland CA. He has a BFA in printmaking from Maryland Institute College of Art, and a decade of experience in the commercial printing industry here in the bay area. Robin owns Oakland Printing Co. A specialty printing company, which focuses on letterpress, foil stamping, embossing and die cutting. His handmade books can be found in the collections of the University of Iowa, and Yale University, among others. 

 
375 RHODE ISLAND ST
SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94103-5133
United States