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
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Printing
Sessions: 4
Start: Tuesday, July 27, 2021, 9:30 AM
End: Friday, July 30, 2021, 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.

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Printing
Sessions: 2
Start: Saturday, August 14, 2021, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, August 15, 2021, 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.

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Printing Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 1
Start: Thursday, August 5, 2021, 9:30 AM
End: Thursday, August 5, 2021, 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. In this class you will learn how to print your own cards!

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Printing Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 1
Start: Friday, August 6, 2021, 9:30 AM
End: Friday, August 6, 2021, 5:30 PM
Alan Hillesheim

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: Saturday, August 7, 2021, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, August 7, 2021, 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 Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, August 8, 2021, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, August 8, 2021, 5:30 PM
Alan Hillesheim

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
Sessions: 2
Start: Tuesday, August 3, 2021, 4:00 PM
End: Tuesday, August 10, 2021, 6:00 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.

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Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Monday, August 16, 2021, 6:30 PM
End: Monday, August 16, 2021, 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.

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