Cylinder Core 3 :: Posterized

$ 200.00

April 2nd, 2017 9:30 AM

  • Instructor: Thea Sizemore
  • Workshop Extra: Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
  • Workshop Type: Printing
  • Workshop Status: Closed
  • Workshop Start: April 2nd, 2017 9:30 AM
  • Workshop End: April 2nd, 2017 5:30 PM
  • Sessions: 1

Cylinder Core Certificate Program

The handfed cylinder proof press, also known as the Vandercook press, has a special place in both print history and in teaching book arts. Immediate and accessible, yet nuanced and specific, it is the press that introduced many of us to letterpress. The four class Cylinder Core Certificate Program allows students to move quickly through the press basics while also addressing relief printing in general. Students who finish the four core classes are qualified to rent press time as well as move on to more advanced classes and techniques. Click here to learn more about the Core Certification Program and find out how you receive a discount.


Cylinder Core 3 :: Posterized

Develop your letterpress design skills and aesthetic while increasing your letterpress versatility: learn to set up the press, refine your registration skills, and run an edition. Learn more about packing, roller height, and make-ready. Come ready to run an edition of your own small poster!

Competencies Gained:

  • Builds on skills from Cylinder Core 1 and 2

  • Knowledge:

    • Press mechanics and proper use of the press

    • Press/job setup

    • Proper cleanup

  • Skills

    • Make-ready / packing

    • Setting gauge pins

    • Mixing ink

  • Equipment

    • Increased familiarity with the cylinder (Vandercook) press

All paper for SFCB's Core Certificate Program projects has been generously provided by Mohawk.


Materials to Bring: None

Prerequisites: Cylinder Core 1 & 2

Workshop + Materials Fee: $200.00

Date & Time: Sunday, April 2, 2017 :: 9:30am-5:30pm

Location: This workshop will take place at 375 Rhode Island St, San Francisco, CA 94103

Note: Please read 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 is a fantastic instructor. She explains things clearly and she happily gives both technical and creative advice. She has the perfect mix of helping you when you need it but also letting you learn on your own from trial and error."

“Thea loves what she does and it shows in her enthusiastic teaching style.”

“Thea was a great instructor explaining everything clearly and taking time with each person to make sure their individual project was working and moving along. She managed the flow of the class so everyone ended up with a project they were pleased with. Thea obviously loves what she does and it really translates into an inspiring class.”

“I've signed up for Thea's next class and am looking forward to it!”


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