Introduction to Letterpress Printing

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$ 40.00

December 6th, 2011 6:30 PM

  • Instructor: Paula Gloistein
  • Workshop Type: Printing
  • Workshop Status: Closed
  • Workshop Start: December 6th, 2011 6:30 PM
  • Workshop End: December 6th, 2011 9:30 PM
  • Sessions: 1

Curious about the world of letterpress printing but not sure where to start? Wondering if letterpress printing is up your alley? Get your feet wet in this introductory workshop by pulling your own print off both a Vandercook cylinder press and a tabletop platen press. You will learn the difference between the different types of presses as well as the basics of setting type using our vast collection of lead type and decorative ornaments. The instructor will give a full overview of the SFCB Letterpress Program and how (and why) to obtain the SFCB Letterpress Certificate. Plus, you'll get $25 off any core curriculum registration if you sign up during this workshop!

Materials to bring: none

Materials Fee: $10

$ 40.00
Event Fee(s)
Workshop Fee $ 40.00
Workshop Details
Instructor Paula Gloistein
Instructor 2
Instructor 3
Workshop Extra
Workshop Type Printing
Workshop Status Closed
Sessions 1



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