Printing

Our printing curriculum is designed to introduce the fundamentals of letterpress printing, get you printing on your own and present recent technologies and alternative techniques for producing images and text on paper.

Workshops: Printing
Type Title Instructor Summary Status
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, April 29, 2017, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, April 29, 2017, 5:30 PM
Thea Sizemore

Who needs movable type when you've got toys to print from? Take your love of pixels and learn the basics of letterpress while creating multi-color prints from your favorite childhood building blocks.

Closed
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, April 30, 2017, 10:00 AM
End: Sunday, April 30, 2017, 4:00 PM
Macy Chadwick

Looking for a way to create fabulous letterpress prints without the hassle of setting lead type or making a polymer plate? Look no further than this daylong workshop where collage and letterpress combine for stunning and unique results. This versatile image-making technique, uses simple and easy to find materials to create gorgeous atmospheric prints on the Vandercook cylinder press.

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Wednesday, May 3, 2017, 6:30 PM
End: Wednesday, May 3, 2017, 9:30 PM
Robin Weinert

This class introduces the process, the materials, the machines, and the satisfaction of printing by hand on a Cylinder proof press.

Open
Printing Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, May 7, 2017, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, May 7, 2017, 5:30 PM
Alan Hillesheim

Dig in to the tradition and history of letterpress printing and get your hands dirty. Learn about the process and practice of setting type, mixing inks and pulling impressions. Print your own cards!

Open
Binding, Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Wednesday, May 10, 2017, 5:00 PM
End: Wednesday, May 10, 2017, 10:00 PM
Grendl Löfkvist

Evening Open Studio is an opportunity, for those who qualify to work on their own projects with an experienced instructor on hand.

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Thursday, May 11, 2017, 6:30 PM
End: Thursday, May 11, 2017, 9:30 PM
Lars Kim

Learn the fundamentals of digital design for letterpress! Students will learn key skills for software applications like Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. We will explore best practices for handling photographic and vector images as well as setting digital type for photopolymer plate production.

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Friday, May 12, 2017, 1:00 PM
End: Friday, May 12, 2017, 5:00 PM
Chad Johnson

The Iron Hand Press is a workhorse from the nineteenth century that welds modern printing to its earliest incarnations over five hundred years ago. This class covers an overview of the practices and principals of doing edition work on this venerable printing press.

Open
Binding, Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, May 13, 2017, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, May 13, 2017, 5:30 PM
Lisa Rappoport

Create a letterpress printed one page wonder. Single sheet books are made out of one sheet of paper and in this workshop students will design and print an edition of one-page folded books while learning to set type and print on a cylinder press.

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, May 14, 2017, 1:00 PM
End: Sunday, May 14, 2017, 5:00 PM
Thea Sizemore

Parental units, if you and your child have been looking for unique ways to create with Legos, here’s your chance! Spend an afternoon getting an introduction to letterpress while designing and printing with your child. You’ll both leave with a stack of prints. Come play with us!

Open
Printing Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 2
Start: Tuesday, May 16, 2017, 6:30 PM
End: Wednesday, May 17, 2017, 10:00 PM
Leigh McLellan

Dig in to the tradition and history of letterpress printing and get your hands dirty. Learn about the process and practice of setting type, mixing inks and pulling impressions. In this class you will learn how to print your own cards!

Open
Binding, Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Friday, May 19, 2017, 5:00 PM
End: Friday, May 19, 2017, 10:00 PM
Grendl Löfkvist

Evening Open Studio is an opportunity, for those who qualify to work on their own projects with an experienced instructor on hand.

Open
Binding, Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Tuesday, May 23, 2017, 5:00 PM
End: Tuesday, May 23, 2017, 10:00 PM
Lara Durback

Evening Open Studio is an opportunity, for those who qualify to work on their own projects with an experienced instructor on hand.

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Thursday, May 25, 2017, 6:30 PM
End: Thursday, May 25, 2017, 9:30 PM
Grendl Löfkvist

This class introduces the process, the materials, the machines, and the satisfaction of printing by hand on a Cylinder proof press.

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, May 27, 2017, 1:00 PM
End: Saturday, May 27, 2017, 5:00 PM
Lara Durback

This 4-hour version of our popular Introduction to Letterpress class introduces the process, the materials, the machines, and the satisfaction of printing by hand on a Cylinder proof press with more hands-on time for students to work with typesetting and printing.

Open
Binding, Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Friday, June 2, 2017, 5:00 PM
End: Friday, June 2, 2017, 10:00 PM
Lara Durback

Evening Open Studio is an opportunity, for those who qualify to work on their own projects with an experienced instructor on hand.

Open
Printing Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, June 3, 2017, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, June 3, 2017, 5:30 PM
Thea Sizemore

Dig in to the tradition and history of letterpress printing and get your hands dirty. Learn about the process and practice of setting type, mixing inks and pulling impressions. In this class you will learn how to print your own cards!

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, June 4, 2017, 1:00 PM
End: Sunday, June 4, 2017, 5:00 PM
Paula Gloistein

Imagine networking with handmade letterpress business cards! Take this beginning-level class and walk away with letterpress skills and a handful of attractive business cards.

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Wednesday, June 7, 2017, 6:30 PM
End: Wednesday, June 7, 2017, 9:30 PM
Lara Durback

This class introduces the process, the materials, the machines, and the satisfaction of printing by hand on a Cylinder proof press.

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Thursday, June 8, 2017, 6:30 PM
End: Thursday, June 8, 2017, 9:30 PM
Lars Kim

Learn the fundamentals of digital design for letterpress! Students will learn key skills for software applications like Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. We will explore best practices for handling photographic and vector images as well as setting digital type for photopolymer plate production.

Open
Printing Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, June 10, 2017, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, June 10, 2017, 5:30 PM
Lisa Rappoport

Dig in to the tradition and history of letterpress printing and get your hands dirty. Learn about the process and practice of setting type, mixing inks and pulling impressions. Print your own cards!

Open
Binding, Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Thursday, June 15, 2017, 5:00 PM
End: Thursday, June 15, 2017, 10:00 PM
Grendl Löfkvist

Evening Open Studio is an opportunity, for those who qualify to work on their own projects with an experienced instructor on hand.

Open
Printing
Sessions: 2
Start: Saturday, June 17, 2017, 10:00 AM
End: Sunday, June 18, 2017, 6:00 PM
Nina Eve Zeininger

Learn to print on a press small enough to fit into any studio! This workshop is ideal for beginners, especially those interested in printing cards and invitations.

Open
Printing
Sessions: 5
Start: Monday, June 19, 2017, 9:30 AM
End: Friday, June 23, 2017, 5:30 PM
Mary Laird

Dreaming of something creative to do on your summer break? Then take a week to put your artistic side to work while learning the ins-and-outs of letterpress printing and analog design. You’ll leave with a small edition of several projects you created in class.

Open
Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Wednesday, June 21, 2017, 6:30 PM
End: Wednesday, June 21, 2017, 9:30 PM
Lara Durback

Learn the basic operations of the Kwikprint hot foil stamping machine. Students in this workshop will stamp brass type and ornaments onto leather, board, and paper.

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, June 24, 2017, 1:00 PM
End: Saturday, June 24, 2017, 5:00 PM
Thea Sizemore

Go wicked old school combining everyone's favorite plastic building blocks with the historic art of letterpress printing in this exciting new printmaking technique. Spend an afternoon getting an introduction to letterpress and alternative design techniques using Legos and leave with a stack of prints. Come play with us!

Open
Printing Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, June 25, 2017, 10:00 AM
End: Sunday, June 25, 2017, 6:00 PM
Grendl Löfkvist

Build your letterpress skills: learn advanced justification, typesetting, and composition. Put it all together to print a broadside of your own design.

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Tuesday, June 27, 2017, 6:30 PM
End: Tuesday, June 27, 2017, 9:30 PM
Robin Weinert

This class introduces the process, the materials, the machines, and the satisfaction of printing by hand on a Cylinder proof press.

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Wednesday, June 28, 2017, 6:30 PM
End: Wednesday, June 28, 2017, 9:30 PM
Alan Hillesheim

This workshop is an in-depth review of the parts and functions of the Tabletop Press as well as related models.

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Thursday, June 29, 2017, 6:30 PM
End: Thursday, June 29, 2017, 9:30 PM
Lars Kim

After taking Polymer Core 1, learn how to make detailed, high-quality photopolymer plates from digital files and film for letterpress printing.

Open
Binding, Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Friday, June 30, 2017, 5:00 PM
End: Friday, June 30, 2017, 10:00 PM
Bettina Pauly

Evening Open Studio is an opportunity, for those who qualify to work on their own projects with an experienced instructor on hand.

Open
Printing Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, July 1, 2017, 10:00 AM
End: Saturday, July 1, 2017, 6:00 PM
Grendl Löfkvist

Build your letterpress skills: learn advanced justification, typesetting, and composition. Put it all together to print a broadside of your own design.

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, July 2, 2017, 1:00 PM
End: Sunday, July 2, 2017, 5:00 PM
Lara Durback

This 4-hour version of our popular Introduction to Letterpress class introduces the process, the materials, the machines, and the satisfaction of printing by hand on a Cylinder proof press with more hands-on time for students to work with typesetting and printing.

Open
Binding, Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Thursday, July 6, 2017, 5:00 PM
End: Thursday, July 6, 2017, 10:00 PM
Robin Weinert

Evening Open Studio is an opportunity, for those who qualify to work on their own projects with an experienced instructor on hand.

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Wednesday, July 12, 2017, 6:30 PM
End: Wednesday, July 12, 2017, 9:30 PM
Robin Weinert

This class introduces the process, the materials, the machines, and the satisfaction of printing by hand on a Cylinder proof press.

Open
Printing
Sessions: 2
Start: Friday, July 14, 2017, 9:30 AM
End: Friday, July 21, 2017, 5:30 PM
Mr. Rik Olson

Print illustrations like it's 1789! Learn to engrave a wood block in the classical style from the 1780’s.

Open
Printing Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, July 15, 2017, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, July 15, 2017, 5:30 PM
Paula Gloistein

Design and aesthetic. Increase your letterpress versatility: learn to set up the press, refine you registration skills, and run an edition. Learn more about packing, roller height, and make-ready. Come ready to run an edition of your own small poster!

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, July 16, 2017, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, July 16, 2017, 5:30 PM
Mary Laird

Have you ever dreamed of letterpress printing your own book? Well, here’s your chance to try it out in just one day. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced letterpress printer this course will teach you the basics of analog book and page design, typesetting, registration, and printing on a Cylinder Press all while working on a book project you’ll get to take home when you leave.

Open
Printing
Sessions: 2
Start: Monday, July 17, 2017, 6:30 PM
End: Monday, July 24, 2017, 9:30 PM
Grendl Löfkvist

Get ready for Roadworks Steamroller Printing Festival in this workshop where students will learn the art of linocut to create simple, stunning prints on a cylinder letterpress.

Open
Printing Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 2
Start: Tuesday, July 18, 2017, 6:30 PM
End: Wednesday, July 19, 2017, 10:00 PM
Leigh McLellan

Build your letterpress skills: learn advanced justification, typesetting, and composition. Put it all together to print a broadside of your own design.

Open
Printing Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, July 22, 2017, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, July 22, 2017, 5:30 PM
Alan Hillesheim

Develop your letterpress design skills and aesthetic while increasing your letterpress versatility: learn to set up the press, refine your registration skills, and run an edition. Learn more about packing, setting gauge pins, and make-ready. Come ready to run an edition of your own postcards!

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, July 23, 2017, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, July 23, 2017, 5:30 PM
Lisa Rappoport

Is it origami? Is it bookbinding? Is it a pinwheel? Is it really a purse? YES! Learn the ins-and-outs of this versatile structure as well as the basics of letterpress as you design, print, and fold a collaborative edition of Victorian puzzle purses. By the end of class you’ll be able to exchange thoughts and messages in the quaint style of a bygone era and party like it’s 1889!

Open
Binding, Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Tuesday, July 25, 2017, 5:00 PM
End: Tuesday, July 25, 2017, 10:00 PM
Robin Weinert

Evening Open Studio is an opportunity, for those who qualify to work on their own projects with an experienced instructor on hand.

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Wednesday, July 26, 2017, 6:30 PM
End: Wednesday, July 26, 2017, 9:30 PM
Bettina Pauly

This class introduces the process, the materials, the machines, and the satisfaction of printing by hand on a Cylinder proof press.

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Thursday, July 27, 2017, 6:30 PM
End: Thursday, July 27, 2017, 9:30 PM
Lars Kim

Learn the fundamentals of digital design for letterpress! Students will learn key skills for software applications like Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. We will explore best practices for handling photographic and vector images as well as setting digital type for photopolymer plate production.

Open
Printing Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, July 29, 2017, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, July 29, 2017, 5:30 PM
Paula Gloistein

Bring digital back into analog in this final core course and learn to print from photopolymer plates. Apply your letterpress skills to artwork created digitally to make fantastic plates for printing. Walk away with a stack of stationery printed from polymer plates.

Open
Printing Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, July 30, 2017, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, July 30, 2017, 5:30 PM
Lisa Rappoport

Bring digital back into analog in this final Core Certificate Program course and learn to print from photopolymer plates. Apply your letterpress skills to artwork created digitally to make the plates print fantastic. Walk away with a stack of greeting cards printed from polymer plates.

Open
Printing Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 4
Start: Monday, July 31, 2017, 9:30 AM
End: Thursday, August 3, 2017, 5:30 PM
Mary Laird

The four class Cylinder Core Certificate Program allows students to move quickly through the press basics while also addressing relief printing in general. After this class students are qualified to rent press time as well as move on to more advanced classes and techniques.

Open
Binding, Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Wednesday, August 2, 2017, 5:00 PM
End: Wednesday, August 2, 2017, 10:00 PM
Robin Weinert

Evening Open Studio is an opportunity, for those who qualify to work on their own projects with an experienced instructor on hand.

Open
Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, August 6, 2017, 10:00 AM
End: Sunday, August 6, 2017, 3:00 PM
Lara Durback

Use your illustration skills to scratch onto a film negative. Turn your drawing into a polymer plate to print on letterpress. You can get unbelievable line quality from this style of custom image-making without ever using a computer!

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Monday, August 7, 2017, 6:30 PM
End: Monday, August 7, 2017, 9:30 PM
Lara Durback

This class introduces the process, the materials, the machines, and the satisfaction of printing by hand on a Cylinder proof press.

Open
Printing Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 2
Start: Tuesday, August 8, 2017, 6:30 PM
End: Wednesday, August 9, 2017, 10:00 PM
Leigh McLellan

Design and aesthetic. Increase your letterpress versatility: learn to set up the press, refine you registration skills, and run an edition. Learn more about packing, roller height, and make-ready. Come ready to run an edition of your own small poster!

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Thursday, August 10, 2017, 6:30 PM
End: Thursday, August 10, 2017, 9:30 PM
Alan Hillesheim

Learn how to properly maintain a hand-fed Cylinder Proof Press as well as how to adjust it so that it prints beautifully.

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Thursday, August 10, 2017, 6:30 PM
End: Thursday, August 10, 2017, 9:30 PM
Lars Kim

After taking Polymer Core 1, learn how to make detailed, high-quality photopolymer plates from digital files and film for letterpress printing.

Open
Binding, Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Friday, August 11, 2017, 5:00 PM
End: Friday, August 11, 2017, 10:00 PM
Robin Weinert

Evening Open Studio is an opportunity, for those who qualify to work on their own projects with an experienced instructor on hand.

Open
Printing
Sessions: 4
Start: Monday, August 14, 2017, 9:30 AM
End: Thursday, August 17, 2017, 5:30 PM
Lisa Rappoport, Alan Hillesheim

The four class Jobbing Platen Core Certificate Program allows students to move quickly through the press basics while also addressing relief printing in general. After this class students are qualified to rent press time as well as move on to more advanced classes and techniques.

Open
Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Monday, August 14, 2017, 9:30 AM
End: Monday, August 14, 2017, 5:30 PM
Lara Durback

Learn the basic operations of the Kwikprint hot foil stamping machine. Students in this workshop will stamp brass type and ornaments onto leather, board, and paper.

Open
Printing Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, August 19, 2017, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, August 19, 2017, 5:30 PM
Thea Sizemore

Dig in to the tradition and history of letterpress printing and get your hands dirty. Learn about the process and practice of setting type, mixing inks and pulling impressions. In this class you will learn how to print your own cards!

Open
Binding, Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Monday, August 21, 2017, 5:00 PM
End: Monday, August 21, 2017, 10:00 PM
Lara Durback

Evening Open Studio is an opportunity, for those who qualify to work on their own projects with an experienced instructor on hand.

Open
Printing Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 2
Start: Tuesday, August 22, 2017, 6:30 PM
End: Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 10:00 PM
Leigh McLellan

Bring digital back into analog in this final core course and learn to print from photopolymer plates. Apply your letterpress skills to artwork created digitally to make fantastic plates for printing. Walk away with a stack of stationery printed from polymer plates.

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Thursday, August 24, 2017, 6:30 PM
End: Thursday, August 24, 2017, 9:30 PM
Alan Hillesheim

Learn how to maintain your Jobbing Platen Press and get tips on troubleshooting and basic repair.

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, August 26, 2017, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, August 26, 2017, 5:30 PM
Thea Sizemore

Who needs movable type when you've got toys to print from? Take your love of pixels and learn the basics of letterpress while creating multi-color prints from your favorite childhood building blocks.

Open
Printing Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, August 27, 2017, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, August 27, 2017, 5:30 PM
Robin Weinert

Dig in to the tradition and history of letterpress printing and get your hands dirty. Learn about the process and practice of setting type, mixing inks and pulling impressions. Print your own cards!

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Tuesday, August 29, 2017, 6:30 PM
End: Tuesday, August 29, 2017, 9:30 PM
Robin Weinert

This class introduces the process, the materials, the machines, and the satisfaction of printing by hand on a Cylinder proof press.

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Wednesday, August 30, 2017, 6:30 PM
End: Wednesday, August 30, 2017, 9:30 PM
Alan Hillesheim

Discover how to dampen paper, use bearers, and finesse rubber-and oil-based inks on Cylinder and Jobbing Platen Presses for better ink coverage and control.

Open
Binding, Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Friday, September 1, 2017, 5:00 PM
End: Friday, September 1, 2017, 10:00 PM
Robin Weinert

Evening Open Studio is an opportunity, for those who qualify to work on their own projects with an experienced instructor on hand.

Open