Introduction to Letterpress: Print with Wood Type

Introduction to Letterpress: Print with Wood Type

 Registration is closed for this event
$ 75.00

May 6th, 2012 9:30 AM

  • Instructor: Paula Gloistein
  • Workshop Type: Printing
  • Workshop Status: Closed
  • Workshop Start: May 6th, 2012 9:30 AM
  • Workshop End: May 6th, 2012 5:30 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.

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 types of presses we have as well as the basics of setting type using our vast collection of lead type, wood 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 receive $25 off any core curriculum registration if you sign up during this workshop!

Materials to bring: none

Materials Fee: $10

$ 75.00

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