Introduction to Lego Letterpress Printing

$ 105.00

June 24th, 2017 1:00 PM

  • Instructor: Thea Sizemore
  • Workshop Type: Printing
  • Workshop Status: Open
  • Workshop Start: June 24th, 2017 1:00 PM
  • Workshop End: June 24th, 2017 5:00 PM
  • Sessions: 1
Go wicked old school combining everyone's favorite plastic building blocks with the historic art of letterpress printing in this exciting new printmaking technique. Spend an afternoon getting an introduction to letterpress and alternative design techniques using Legos and leave with a stack of prints. Come play with us!

Jump into the fun and fabulous world of letterpress with an afternoon introduction to the processes while playing around with the design possibilities that unconventional materials like Legos bring to the table. This class will provide an introduction to creating one color prints using flat tile blocks to create pixel oriented images. The instructor will provide bases and tiles for use in class to create relief 'plates' that will be printed on a Cylinder press. Don't miss out on this easily accessible media that appeals to everyone's inner child. 


Materials to Bring: None.

Workshop + Materials Fee: $105.00

Date & Time: Saturday, June 24, 2017 :: 1-5pm

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

Note: Please read over the SFCB Registration Policies before signing up for a class

REGISTRATION WILL CLOSE 3 DAYS PRIOR TO THE START DATE OF THIS WORKSHOP.


About the Instructor | Thea Sizemore

Thea Sizemore has been a practicing artist for over 15 years focusing primarily on printmaking, bookarts, and illustration. As an east coast native, she has studied at the Cleveland Institute of Art and the California College of the Arts (where she received a BFA in printmaking with emphasis on bookarts). Her personal work tends to revolve around mixed media hand-bound book forms. Thea is also the founder and printer of Kavamore Press, a custom letterpress and design studio in West Oakland. In addition to private clients, Thea works with various SF Bay Area artists to create ephemera for projects. Recent projects include a Futurefarmers book produced for the Guggenheim and a collaboration with artist Libby Black for the SFMOMA. To read more visit http://www.kavamorepress.com/.


Past Student Reviews:

“Thea really knows her stuff, and was an excellent teacher."

“The instructor was great, kept things moving along but was calm and explained everything well."

“Thea was exceptionally  accommodating and helpful.”

$ 105.00
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375 RHODE ISLAND ST
SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94103-5133
United States