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: Wednesday, January 6, 2021, 2:00 PM
End: Wednesday, January 6, 2021, 4:00 PM
Chad Johnson

The initial class in the online Letterpress Essentials series. Learn to mind your P’s and Q’s in this introduction / refresher to the practice of setting type by hand.

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Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Wednesday, January 20, 2021, 2:00 PM
End: Wednesday, January 20, 2021, 4:00 PM
Chad Johnson

The second class in the online Letterpress Essentials series. Great printing starts with a solid form: the type and images locked in a press bed. This class covers trimming paper, mixing ink, and how to prepare your type for printing.

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Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Wednesday, February 3, 2021, 2:00 PM
End: Wednesday, February 3, 2021, 4:00 PM
Chad Johnson

The third class in the online Letterpress Essentials series. Understanding how type, bed, rollers and impression work makes great presswork from solid typesetting. This class addresses key aspects of getting a form ready to print.

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Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Wednesday, February 17, 2021, 2:00 PM
End: Wednesday, February 17, 2021, 4:00 PM
Chad Johnson

The fourth class in the online Letterpress Essentials series. Putting everything together, this final session focuses on running a small, multi-pass edition and many of the decisions and complications that can arise when putting ink on paper.

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