Cylinder Core Certificate Program

We are working to reschedule in-person workshops for Fall 2021 including new Cylinder Core classes. For updates on our reopening status and news about rescheduled workshops please subscribe to our newsletter.

San Francisco Center for the Book’s Cylinder Core Certificate Program is structured to allow for scheduling flexibility and advanced study opportunities while offering students a comprehensive foundation in letterpress printing using a Cylinder press. This Core Certificate program offers personal attention from master teachers and access to our well-equipped print studio.

Finding details and enrolling in this program is simple:

STEP #1 - Click here to read the Program Guide.

STEP #2 - Review the schedule below.

STEP #3 - To receive a discount * either register for a 4-day intensive or register for an entire series at once via phone (415-565-0545) or in-person.

Questions? Contact us at info@sfcb.org(link sends email) or 415-565-0545.

Cylinder Core Schedule

CYLINDER CORE 1 :: Experience Letterpress!

CYLINDER CORE 2 :: Power of the Broadside

CYLINDER CORE 3 :: Posterized

CYLINDER CORE 4 :: Digital into Analog

CYLINDER CORE 1-4 :: 4-DAY INTENSIVE

Secondary Core Schedule

Secondary Core workshops may have prerequisites. Click on each session for prerequisite details.

POLYMER CORE 1 :: Digital Design for Letterpress

POLYMER CORE 2 :: Photopolymer Platemaking Lab

SECONDARY CORE :: JOBBING PLATEN CERTIFICATION