Cylinder Core Certificate Program

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.

*Early Bird Special: Students who sign up for the full workshop series by the deadline will recieve a reduced rate of $640 (vs. $800 full price). 

*Full Series Special: Students who sign up for a full 4-workshop series of winter classes by the deadline may do so at the reduced rate of $700. *To receive this discount, register via phone (415-565-0545) or in-person.

Questions? Contact us at 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


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