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: Sunday, January 8, 2023, 12:00 PM
End: Sunday, January 8, 2023, 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
Sessions: 1
Start: Wednesday, January 11, 2023, 6:30 PM
End: Wednesday, January 11, 2023, 9:30 PM
Brian Ferrett

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: Saturday, January 14, 2023, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, January 14, 2023, 5:30 PM
Lisa Rappoport

Learn to set type and print on the Vandercook cylinder press; use your newfound knowledge to print a lampshade to light up your home.

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Printing Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, January 22, 2023, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, January 22, 2023, 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 while printing your own cards.

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Printing Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, February 11, 2023, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, February 11, 2023, 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
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, February 12, 2023, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, February 12, 2023, 3:00 PM
Paula Gloistein

Get an introduction to letterpress printing on cylinder presses by creating personalized and original cards.

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Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Monday, February 13, 2023, 6:30 PM
End: Monday, February 13, 2023, 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, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, February 18, 2023, 10:00 AM
End: Saturday, February 18, 2023, 4:00 PM
Bettina Pauly

Is your pasta machine taking up too much space in the kitchen? Move it to your studio instead and learn how to use it for printing small dry-point prints.

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Printing Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 4
Start: Monday, March 6, 2023, 9:30 AM
End: Thursday, March 9, 2023, 5:30 PM
Thea Sizemore

The four class Cylinder Core Certificate Program allows students to quickly learn letterpress basics and become certified to rent studio time.

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Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Thursday, March 9, 2023, 6:00 PM
End: Thursday, March 9, 2023, 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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Printing Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, March 11, 2023, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, March 11, 2023, 5:30 PM
Lisa Rappoport

Increase your letterpress versatility: learn to set up the press, refine your registration skills, and run an edition of your own small poster!

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Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Monday, March 13, 2023, 6:30 PM
End: Monday, March 13, 2023, 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: Saturday, April 1, 2023, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, April 1, 2023, 5:30 PM
Li Jiang

Experiment with analog ways of creating masks for polymer plates in lieu of digitally generated images -- add a handmade quality to your polymer plates without the aid of scanners and computers.

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Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, April 2, 2023, 12:00 PM
End: Sunday, April 2, 2023, 5:00 PM
Brian Ferrett

Learn to print your own charming postcards on our small-format tabletop presses.

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Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Thursday, April 6, 2023, 6:00 PM
End: Thursday, April 6, 2023, 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
Sessions: 1
Start: Monday, April 17, 2023, 6:30 PM
End: Monday, April 17, 2023, 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, April 23, 2023, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, April 23, 2023, 5:30 PM
Paula Gloistein

Learn to print from photopolymer plates in this final Core course; walk away with a stack of stationery featuring digital artwork printed from polymer plates.

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Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, April 29, 2023, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, April 29, 2023, 5:30 PM
Thea Sizemore

Experiment with Sintra, a foam board that can be carved into with speed and ease yet yields printed results that are similar to that of lino or wood cuts.

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