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Mar 12,2019 -     Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

letterpressLetterpress Basics Tuesdays, March 12 & 19 • 6-9pm
THIS CLASS IS FULL! Look back in a few days for our updated listing in Spring! This workshop covers the fundamentals of letterpress printing. It focuses on hand setting type, the basics of laying out a forme, and the operation of platen and bed presses. Students can expect to spend time learning the vocabulary of printing and the layout of the printshop, as well as produce a one-color greeting card, business card or poster. It is helpful to bring along a short quote or idea of something you'd like to create! For all artistic levels, Ages 16+   Finished pieces will be one-layer and each student can create one of the following: - 3.5" x 2" (approx.) business/calling card - folded or flat 5"x7" greeting card - 8" x 10" poster or broadside Some helpful tips and tricks: - It is helpful to bring along a short quote, saying, or idea of something you'd like to create! - Prints will be one-layer, which typically means one color, but a split fountain or rainbow roll (incorporating more colors at once) can also be done! - Questions? Email! Cost: $100/$80 Members (+ $2.50 Service Fee) BECOME A MEMBER
Instructor: Rachel Herman-Gross

ABOUT OUR PAYMENT & REFUND POLICY: • Pre-payment is required for all workshops at WNYBAC. • Payment options: You can pay online, by phone, or by mail. If you would like to send a check, please email to let us know. If you would like to pay over the phone, please call 716-348-1430, service fee applies. • A cancellation fee of $25 will be assessed if cancelled less than 1 week ahead of the workshop. Cancellations with less than 48 hours will not receive a refund. • Sold out classes will accept a waiting list. • All workshops will take place at the WNY Book Arts Center and have no prerequisite knowledge required unless otherwise noted. By registering you agree to receive notifications from the WNY Book Arts Center.  


Western New York Book Arts Center
468 Washington Street
Buffalo, New York 14203

Registration is closed for this event.
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We would like to take this opportunity to thank our funders listed below, for providing support to WNYBAC's ongoing programs taking place throughout Western New York:

NYSCA M & T Art 4 Moore Zenger Group Evans Bank Community Foundation Baird Foundation
Cameron Jane Wendt Foundation StoryGrowing