Polymer Core 2 :: Photopolymer Platemaking Lab

$ 65.00

August 10th, 2017 6:30 PM

  • Instructor: Lars Kim
  • Workshop Type: Printing
  • Workshop Status: Open
  • Workshop Start: August 10th, 2017 6:30 PM
  • Workshop End: August 10th, 2017 9:30 PM
  • Sessions: 1

This three-hour workshop teaches students how to make detailed photopolymer plates that result in high-quality letterpress prints. The course includes discussions of how to produce both metal-backed and sticky-backed plates from film and digital files.

Before registering for this workshop, we recommend taking our Polymer Core 1 :: Digital Design for Letterpress or contact Chad Johnson at chad@sfcb.org to find out how to prepare for this class.The Photopolymer Platemaking Lab qualifies participants to rent SFCB’s photopolymer plate maker.


Materials to Bring: None. Optional: high density negative to turn into a polymer plate in class.

Workshop + Materials Fee: $65.00

Date & Time: Thursday, August 10, 2017 :: 6:30-9:30pm

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 | Lars Kim

Lars Kim is a designer and letterpress printer living in San Francisco. After several years in architecture and new media, she unexpectedly stumbled upon a Heidelberg Windmill and rediscovered the tactile beauty of letterpress. Since then, she has deepened her passion for typography as well as the technical aspects of print and bookbinding, working on a wide range of commercial and private projects. She happily continues to sling pixels and ink at Logos Graphics and her freelance practice, Solsken Design. 


Past Student Reviews:

“Very hands on. Instructor was knowledgeable and had samples.”

“Knowledgable instructor, easy to follow notes, interactive.”

“Lars is very engaging and obviously very passionate and skilled in her craft. She is very patient and had no problem stopping and helping anyone with questions/problem during exercises. Her sample prints that she brought in were very inspiring.”

 

 

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