Introduction to Letterpress PLUS

This event is POSTPONED. Please email workshops@sfcb.org for information about future workshops.
$ 90.00

July 25th, 2020 1:00 PM

  • Instructor: Robin Weinert
  • Workshop Type: Printing
  • Workshop Status: Closed
  • Workshop Start: July 25th, 2020 1:00 PM
  • Workshop End: July 25th, 2020 5:00 PM
  • Sessions: 1

If you have heard about letterpress but are not really sure what it is or how it works, this class will allow you to peer inside the rich history and engaging techniques of letterpress printing. This class introduces the process, the materials, the machines, and the satisfaction of printing by hand on a Cylinder proof press. Participants will learn the basics of setting type using SFCB’s vast collection of lead type and decorative ornaments as well as inking, locking up and pulling a print.    


Materials to Bring: None.

Workshop Fee (includes $10 materials fee): $90.00

Date & Time: Saturday, July 25, 2020 :: 1-5pm

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:

 [What did you find most valuable about the workshop?] “It was great to put everything into practice.”

[What did you find most valuable about this workshop?] “The thorough, organized way that the material was presented.”

“I really liked the hands-on experience and that I got to create something.”

$ 90.00
375 RHODE ISLAND ST
SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94103-5133
United States