Curious about letterpress printing? This workshop is ideal for someone interested in learning some of the basics and getting hands-on experience on one of our Vandercook presses. In this 4 hour workshop, you will print a small custom broadside using our beautiful collection of wood and metal type. You have the opportunity to combine vintage imagery with typography to bring it alive or possibly give it a twist!
In this beginner class, our team of friendly and dedicated instructors will guide you through the process of good presswork, inking and impression. Walk away with a basic understanding of letterpress printing and a little about its rich history.
How to properly set wood and metal type.
Hands on experience with one of our Vandercook letterpresses.
Letterpress history and printing basics.
You will take home 15 copies of your custom broadside.
**Please note: The classes are capped at 12 students and require a minimum of 6 to run. If the class should not fill up you will be notified in advance and a full refund will be issued.
We are offering this same class on September 8th if this date does not accommodate you.
All materials and supplies are included in the price.
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