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Caitlin Caldwell

February 2020

Advanced Letterpress Workshop

February 20 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Two-part workshop: participants must attend 2/20 and 2/27
WNY Book Arts Center, 468 Washington Street
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States
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Gadzooks at Shop Talk

Build on the basics of letterpress printing in our Advanced class! Open to participants who have taken our Letterpress Basics Workshop, this advanced class allows for further exploration into hand-setting type to create more complicated formes/prints utilizing layering of type and color. Participants can expect to become more proficient with printing tools, metal and wood type, printing presses, and procedures in the Book Arts' Studio. Once participants have taken both Basics and Advanced Letterpress Workshops, and are a paid Member…

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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
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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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May 2020

Advanced Letterpress Workshop

May 7 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Two-part workshop: participants must attend 5/7 and 5/14
WNY Book Arts Center, 468 Washington Street
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States
Gadzooks at a shop talk session

Build on the basics of letterpress printing in our Advanced class! Open to participants who have taken our Letterpress Basics Workshop, this advanced class allows for further exploration into hand-setting type to create more complicated formes/prints utilizing layering of type and color. Participants can expect to become more proficient with printing tools, metal and wood type, printing presses, and procedures in the Book Arts’ Studio. Once participants have taken both Basics and Advanced Letterpress Workshops, and are a paid Member…

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