Curious about letterpress printing? This workshop is ideal for someone interested in learning the basics of letterpress printing and getting hands-on experience on one of our Vandercook proof 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 20 8"x10" copies of your custom broadside and 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 printing machines.
Letterpress history and printing basics.
The classes can accommodate 12 students and require a minimum of 6 to run. Should the class not fill up you will be notified in advance and a full refund will be issued.
All materials and supplies are included in the price.
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