Polymer Core 2 :: Photopolymer Platemaking Lab
November 21st, 2019 6:30 PM
- Instructor: Lars Kim
- Workshop Type: Printing
- Workshop Status: Open
- Workshop Start: November 21st, 2019 6:30 PM
- Workshop End: November 21st, 2019 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 firstname.lastname@example.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 Fee (includes $5 materials fee): $70.00
Date & Time: Thursday, November 21, 2019 :: 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 clear instruction on the platemaking process.”
“Lars is knowledgeable, friendly, and kind."
“Very well organized.”
“Lars is an awesome teacher. She is so knowledgeable and generous in sharing information.”
SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94103-5133