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March 2020

Letterpress Basics Workshop

March 19 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Two-part Workshop: participants must attend 3/19 and 3/26
WNY Book Arts Center, 468 Washington Street
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States
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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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Letterpress Basics Workshop

March 26 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Two-part Workshop: participants must attend 3/19 and 3/26
WNY Book Arts Center, 468 Washington Street
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States
+ Google Map

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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