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Letterpress Basics Workshop

January 30 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Two-part Workshop: participants must attend 1/30 and 2/6

Learn the basics of letterpress printing from hand-setting type to pulling prints in this two-part workshop! We will cover: a brief history of the importance of letterpress printing, type-case layout and setting by hand (letter by letter!), forme building, press set-up on platen and/or bed presses, paper preparations, and printing on our antique presses.    Prints will be one-layer/one color, and participants should expect to create an edition of approx. 1-2 dozen prints in one design. It is helpful to bring to…

Handcrafted Paper Roses

February 1 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm

Just in time for Valentine's Day! Learn to create Ruby Rose and Rose Buds using beautiful Lia Griffith branded German extra-fine and doublette crepe paper. Techniques for cutting, stretching and forming flowers will be covered. Participants will complete 2 large roses and 1-2 small rose buds on wires for an arrangement, perfect for giving! Fill out my LGL form!

Printing Partners Workshops @ The WASH Project

February 1 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Saturday, repeating until March 28, 2020

Join us at The WASH Project this Winter for Printing Partners, Book Arts' educational outreach program offering free book arts classes to children and families right in their own neighborhoods! We welcome learners of all ages and abilities to join us each week, as classes are sequencial. No pre-registration is required. Led by Book Arts Teaching Artist Ruby Merritt. We hope you'll join us! Questions? rosemary@wnybookarts.org or call Book Arts at 348-1430. Check out our class schedule below: 11am-1pm @…

Screen Print Basics Workshop

February 4 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Two-part workshop: participants must attend 2/4 and 2/11

Learn the basics of screen printing from image creation to pulling prints on paper or apparel in this two-part workshop! Participants can expect to learn a brief history of screen printing, how to create images suitable for the medium, how to burn screens, mix ink, prepare paper, and of course, print! The instructor will guide participants in using specialty artist tools in to our newly-renovated screen print studio. Completed prints can be made on paper or apparel (t-shirts, tote bags, etc). …

Letterpress Basics Workshop

February 6 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Two-part Workshop: participants must attend 1/30 and 2/6

Learn the basics of letterpress printing from hand-setting type to pulling prints in this two-part workshop! We will cover: a brief history of the importance of letterpress printing, type-case layout and setting by hand (letter by letter!), forme building, press set-up on platen and/or bed presses, paper preparations, and printing on our antique presses.    Prints will be one-layer/one color, and participants should expect to create an edition of approx. 1-2 dozen prints in one design. It is helpful to bring to…

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