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Letterpress Basics

March 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Registrants must attend all three class dates: 3/2, 3/9, 3/16

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: Wednesdays, October 6th, 13th & 20th from 6-8pm.

By participating in this Letterpress Basics Class, Members will gain the necessary skills to work in our Open Studios & continue creating!

Nitty Gritty:
• 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″ (approx.) 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. Please read our ‘Plan your visit‘ page to review our health & safety procedures. Thank you.

Any questions about the class please email [email protected]




March 16
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Rosemary Williams


WNY Book Arts Center
468 Washington Street
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States
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(716) 348-1430