Letterpress I Intensive
with Bill Myers
Mon-Fri, June 5-9; 10am-3pm
Great for beginners
This introductory intensive offers a thorough introduction to typesetting and presswork. Students will start with printing a collaborative project, and then design and print an edition of broadsides with text and a simple image of their choosing. Through the course of their projects, participants will learn the basics of Vandercook press operation, studio tools and procedures, typography, and a variety of printmaking techniques, focusing on creation of a beautiful edition of broadsides (prints), expertly printed. Perfect for beginners or those who wish to gain additional experience with presses, this class is a prerequisite for Letterpress II.
Certificate: 25 hours, Category A; fulfills letterpress requirement
$380 ($350 members) + $65 supply fee
Certificate enrollees only: early registration rate $315, valid through 5/15/17