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 Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 2
Start: Wednesday, May 25, 2022, 6:30 PM
End: Thursday, May 26, 2022, 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!

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Printing Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, June 11, 2022, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, June 11, 2022, 5:30 PM
Brian Ferrett

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

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Printing Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, June 26, 2022, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, June 26, 2022, 5:30 PM
Lisa Rappoport

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

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Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Monday, June 27, 2022, 6:30 PM
End: Monday, June 27, 2022, 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.

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Printing Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, July 10, 2022, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, July 10, 2022, 5:30 PM
Alan Hillesheim

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!

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Printing, Arts
Sessions: 2
Start: Saturday, July 23, 2022, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, July 24, 2022, 5:30 PM
Rik Olson

Design, carve, and print your own bookplates!

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Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Wednesday, July 27, 2022, 6:30 PM
End: Wednesday, July 27, 2022, 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.

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Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Friday, July 29, 2022, 6:00 PM
End: Friday, July 29, 2022, 9:00 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.

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Printing Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 4
Start: Tuesday, August 2, 2022, 9:30 AM
End: Friday, August 5, 2022, 5:30 PM
Thea Sizemore

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.

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Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, August 6, 2022, 1:00 PM
End: Saturday, August 6, 2022, 5:00 PM
Thea Sizemore

Go wicked old school - combine everyone's favorite plastic building blocks with the historic art of letterpress printing in this exciting printmaking technique.

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Printing Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, August 7, 2022, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, August 7, 2022, 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.

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Printing Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 2
Start: Saturday, August 20, 2022, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, August 21, 2022, 5:30 PM
Alan Hillesheim

Now that you've completed the Cylinder Core series, you can become certified on the Jobbing Platen, a true workhorse of the letterpress printing world. Learn the ins-and-outs of this press that's great for large editions.

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Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, August 21, 2022, 10:00 AM
End: Sunday, August 21, 2022, 4:00 PM
Bettina Pauly

Is your pasta machine taking up too much space in the kitchen? Why not try moving it to your studio instead and learn how to use it for printing small dry-point prints.

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Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Wednesday, August 24, 2022, 6:30 PM
End: Wednesday, August 24, 2022, 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.

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Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Friday, August 26, 2022, 6:00 PM
End: Friday, August 26, 2022, 9:00 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.

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