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
Binding, Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, October 21, 2017, 10:00 AM
End: Saturday, October 21, 2017, 5:00 PM
Nina Eve Zeininger

Weekend 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: Sunday, October 22, 2017, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, October 22, 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!

Wait-list
Binding, Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 5:00 PM
End: Wednesday, October 25, 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
Sessions: 1
Start: Thursday, October 26, 2017, 6:30 PM
End: Thursday, October 26, 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, October 28, 2017, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, October 28, 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 small poster!

Open
Printing Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, October 29, 2017, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, October 29, 2017, 5:30 PM
Thea Sizemore

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: Monday, October 30, 2017, 6:30 PM
End: Monday, October 30, 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
Binding, Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Wednesday, November 1, 2017, 5:00 PM
End: Wednesday, November 1, 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, November 4, 2017, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, November 4, 2017, 5:30 PM
Mary Laird

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 Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, November 5, 2017, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, November 5, 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
Sessions: 1
Start: Thursday, November 9, 2017, 6:30 PM
End: Thursday, November 9, 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, November 10, 2017, 5:00 PM
End: Friday, November 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: Tuesday, November 14, 2017, 6:30 PM
End: Tuesday, November 14, 2017, 9:30 PM
Paula Gloistein

'Tis the season to send some cards! Spend an evening getting an introduction to letterpress printing on cylinder presses while creating personalized and original holiday stationery.

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Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Wednesday, November 15, 2017, 6:30 PM
End: Wednesday, November 15, 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
Binding, Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Thursday, November 16, 2017, 6:30 PM
End: Thursday, November 16, 2017, 9:30 PM
Monica Holtsclaw

Learn the basic operations of the Kwikprint hot foil stamping machine. In this workshop, students will stamp brass type and ornaments onto paper, board covered with bookcloth, and leather.

Open
Printing Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, November 18, 2017, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, November 18, 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
Binding, Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Tuesday, November 21, 2017, 5:00 PM
End: Tuesday, November 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
Sessions: 1
Start: Wednesday, November 29, 2017, 6:30 PM
End: Wednesday, November 29, 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
Binding, Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Thursday, November 30, 2017, 5:00 PM
End: Thursday, November 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
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, December 3, 2017, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, December 3, 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: Wednesday, December 6, 2017, 5:00 PM
End: Wednesday, December 6, 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, December 9, 2017, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, December 9, 2017, 5:30 PM
Mary Laird

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 Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, December 10, 2017, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, December 10, 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: Monday, December 11, 2017, 6:30 PM
End: Monday, December 11, 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
Binding, Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Thursday, December 14, 2017, 5:00 PM
End: Thursday, December 14, 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
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, December 17, 2017, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, December 17, 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
Binding, Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Tuesday, December 19, 2017, 5:00 PM
End: Tuesday, December 19, 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, December 27, 2017, 1:00 PM
End: Wednesday, December 27, 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
Binding, Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Thursday, December 28, 2017, 5:00 PM
End: Thursday, December 28, 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: Friday, December 29, 2017, 6:30 PM
End: Friday, December 29, 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: Saturday, January 6, 2018, 1:00 PM
End: Saturday, January 6, 2018, 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. Come play with us!

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, January 7, 2018, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, January 7, 2018, 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
Sessions: 1
Start: Wednesday, January 10, 2018, 6:30 PM
End: Wednesday, January 10, 2018, 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: Saturday, January 13, 2018, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, January 13, 2018, 5:30 PM
Paula Gloistein

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: Wednesday, January 17, 2018, 5:00 PM
End: Wednesday, January 17, 2018, 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
Sessions: 1
Start: Tuesday, January 23, 2018, 6:30 PM
End: Tuesday, January 23, 2018, 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, January 25, 2018, 6:30 PM
End: Thursday, January 25, 2018, 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
Binding, Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Thursday, January 25, 2018, 6:30 PM
End: Thursday, January 25, 2018, 9:30 PM
Monica Holtsclaw

Learn the basic operations of the Kwikprint hot foil stamping machine. In this workshop, students will stamp brass type and ornaments onto paper, board covered with bookcloth, and leather.

Open
Binding, Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Monday, January 29, 2018, 5:00 PM
End: Monday, January 29, 2018, 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: Tuesday, January 30, 2018, 6:30 PM
End: Wednesday, January 31, 2018, 9:30 PM
Lara Durback

Print a variety of notebook covers on the Cylinder Press using wood and lead type (letter collage & collaboration encouraged!), then bind notebooks as a class.

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Tuesday, February 6, 2018, 6:30 PM
End: Tuesday, February 6, 2018, 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: 2
Start: Wednesday, February 7, 2018, 6:30 PM
End: Thursday, February 8, 2018, 10:00 PM
Grendl Löfkvist

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: 2
Start: Saturday, February 10, 2018, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, February 17, 2018, 5:30 PM
Lisa Rappoport

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.

Open
Printing
Sessions: 2
Start: Sunday, February 11, 2018, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, February 18, 2018, 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
Binding, Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Friday, February 23, 2018, 5:00 PM
End: Friday, February 23, 2018, 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, February 24, 2018, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, February 24, 2018, 5:30 PM
Thea Sizemore

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, February 25, 2018, 1:00 PM
End: Sunday, February 25, 2018, 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. Come play with us!

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Tuesday, February 27, 2018, 6:30 PM
End: Tuesday, February 27, 2018, 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: Saturday, March 3, 2018, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, March 3, 2018, 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 Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 2
Start: Wednesday, March 7, 2018, 6:30 PM
End: Thursday, March 8, 2018, 10:00 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
Binding, Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Wednesday, March 7, 2018, 6:30 PM
End: Wednesday, March 7, 2018, 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: Wednesday, March 14, 2018, 6:30 PM
End: Wednesday, March 14, 2018, 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, March 15, 2018, 6:30 PM
End: Thursday, March 15, 2018, 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
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, March 17, 2018, 10:00 AM
End: Saturday, March 17, 2018, 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 Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, March 24, 2018, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, March 24, 2018, 5:30 PM
Thea Sizemore

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: Sunday, March 25, 2018, 1:00 PM
End: Sunday, March 25, 2018, 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: Tuesday, March 27, 2018, 6:30 PM
End: Tuesday, March 27, 2018, 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
Binding, Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Wednesday, March 28, 2018, 5:00 PM
End: Wednesday, March 28, 2018, 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
Sessions: 1
Start: Thursday, March 29, 2018, 6:30 PM
End: Thursday, March 29, 2018, 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: 2
Start: Tuesday, April 3, 2018, 6:30 PM
End: Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 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: 2
Start: Thursday, April 5, 2018, 6:30 PM
End: Thursday, April 12, 2018, 9:30 PM
Bettina Pauly

Looking for a creative way to produce letterpress printed imagery? Try pressure printing! Learn the process of building plates made from paper to add graphics to your letterpress prints.

Open
Printing
Sessions: 2
Start: Saturday, April 7, 2018, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, April 8, 2018, 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.

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Tuesday, April 10, 2018, 6:30 PM
End: Tuesday, April 10, 2018, 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: Saturday, April 14, 2018, 10:00 AM
End: Sunday, April 15, 2018, 6:00 PM
Grendl Löfkvist

Calling all linoleum carvers: learn relief printing techniques without messing about with lead type. This two-day class will teach you the basics of printing on a Vandercook and certify you to rent time in our studio.

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Thursday, April 19, 2018, 6:30 PM
End: Thursday, April 19, 2018, 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
Printing Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, April 21, 2018, 9:30 PM
End: Saturday, April 21, 2018, 5:30 PM
Mary Laird

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: 2
Start: Sunday, April 22, 2018, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, April 29, 2018, 5:30 PM
Mr. Rik Olson

Learn the basics of linoleum block design, carving, printing and registration for multiple colors with master printer Rik Olson. Leave with a three-color, beautifully registered print.

Open
Printing Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 2
Start: Tuesday, April 24, 2018, 6:30 PM
End: Wednesday, April 25, 2018, 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: Friday, April 27, 2018, 6:30 PM
End: Friday, April 27, 2018, 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, May 2, 2018, 6:30 PM
End: Wednesday, May 2, 2018, 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
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, May 5, 2018, 1:00 PM
End: Saturday, May 5, 2018, 5:00 PM
Paula Gloistein

Say "thank you" like you really mean it with letterpress printed cards you designed! Spend an afternoon learning the basics of letterpress printing as you create your own cards to express gratitude for any gift you’re given.

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