Letterpress Notebooks

$ 130.00

January 30th, 2018 6:30 PM

  • Instructor: Robin Weinert
  • Workshop Type: Printing
  • Workshop Status: Closed
  • Workshop Start: January 30th, 2018 6:30 PM
  • Workshop End: January 31st, 2018 9:30 PM
  • Sessions: 2

There is nothing better than a good notebook! Print a few sturdy covers on the Cylinder Press using wood and metal type. Learn what types of found materials work well when printing on the Cylinder Press or assembling a notebook at home. Discover how to create a quick assembly line with friends to bind a few notebooks quickly. Students will go home with three or more completed pamphlet-stitch notebooks as well as a few extra letterpress covers to make more notebooks later.


Materials to Bring: Optional: paper that could make a good notebook cover.

Workshop Fee (includes $10 materials fee): $130.00

Date & Time: Tuesday & Wednesday, January 30 & 31, 2018 :: 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 | 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.


Past Student Reviews:

“The instructor was super friendly and helpful! We had a lot of fun =)”

“Super fun to learn about the tradition of letterpress and to be able to get my hands on the materials to make something myself.”

“Super informative, very hands on, excellent teaching. I loved everything about it!”

“He was great! Super knowledgeable, taught us good facts and things to know, and knew how to help.”

$ 130.00
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375 RHODE ISLAND ST
SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94103-5133
United States