Polymer Core 2 :: Photopolymer Platemaking Lab
April 23rd, 2020 6:30 PM
- Instructor: Lars Kim
- Workshop Type: Printing
- Workshop Status: Open
- Workshop Start: April 23rd, 2020 6:30 PM
- Workshop End: April 23rd, 2020 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, April 23, 2020 :: 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:
[What did you find most valuable about the workshop?] “Clear helpful instruction in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere with few students.”
“Lars is great, and this workshop has a well-contained scope.”
“The process was gone over super thoroughly, I felt confident that I'd learned it and inspired!”
SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94103-5133