Introduction to Platen Letterpress Printing
Saturday October 13th
10am - 6pm
Members - $120
Non-members - $140
Material Fee - $20
Learn the popular craft of letterpress printing in this 1-day workshop. You’ll get hands-on experience with the full letterpress printing process using our vintage cast iron tabletop platen letterpress printers. Topics covered include:
Exploring the tabletop letterpress printer, tools and accessories
Hand setting vintage metal and wood type
Setting up your print
Inking and printing your design
Cleaning and caring for the press
Tabletop platen presses are made to print small paper items like postcards, business cards, greeting cards, etc.
All paper and printing supplies will be provided.
If you wish to print on paper or with ink other than what is provided, please bring it with you.
Wear clothes that you don't mind getting ink on.
Beginner (no experience necessary)