May 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hands-on classes in the Book Arts Studio!
Learn the ins & outs of letterpress printing! Peruse our collection of vintage metal & wood type, images (cuts) and ornaments to create a truly unique card or poster. Participants will learn the basics of hand setting type and building sound designs, paper prep & press set-up and, of course, printing on our Vandercook presses!
This is a three-part class, participants must attend all 3 dates: Tuesdays, May 4th, 11th & 18th from 6-8pm.
• Makers of all skill levels are welcome. This class is suitable for ages sixteen+.
• All necessary tools and materials needed to participate are provided.
• Completed Letterpress Basics projects will be one layer/color as a folded or flat 5″x7″ greeting card or print up to 11″x17″ in a maximum edition of approx. 25 prints (number of copies)
• Letterpress Class size is limited to 3 participants to ensure quality of instruction and proper social distancing protocols. Please read our ‘Plan your visit‘ page to review our health & safety procedures. Thank you.
Any questions about the class please email [email protected]