Create handmade books using techniques including accordion fold, concertina spine, pop ups and more. Use over 500 fonts of metal and wood type on the Vandercook Press. Develop personal narratives as you push your technical skill.

Create hand-made books incorporating letterpress-printed text and imagery. Learn how to hand-set metal and wood type, as well as use a variety of image-making techniques including pressure printing and printing from hand-carved linoleum blocks. Experiment with a variety of papers and learn how to achieve proper print quality on a … Read more

Start Date

01/28

Meeting Day

Tuesday

End Date

05/05

Faculty

Alice Stanne, Keith Cross

Time

6:30pm–10pm

Credits

3

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Anyone who yearns to bring a little texture back into their lives with ink, paper, and type will enjoy this one-day letterpress workshop. This workshop is an introduction to letterpress printing and manual typesetting for the complete beginner to the moderately-experienced letterpress devotee. You’ll learn to use a job stick, … Read more

Start Date

02/08

Meeting Day

Saturday

End Date

02/08

Faculty

Keith Cross

Time

9am–6pm

Credits

0

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In this workshop students learn to build handmade books from pages to cover, experimenting with a variety of book structures. No experience is required; we will start off with simpler structures and work up to ones that are more complex. Students will learn about books based on the fold, starting … Read more

Start Date

03/14

Meeting Day

Saturday and Sunday

End Date

03/15

Faculty

Alice Stanne

Time

10am–5pm

Credits

0

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Anyone who yearns to bring a little texture back into their lives with ink, paper, and type will enjoy this one-day letterpress workshop. This workshop is an introduction to letterpress printing and manual typesetting for the complete beginner to the moderately-experienced letterpress devotee. You’ll learn to use a job stick, … Read more

Start Date

03/21

Meeting Day

Saturday

End Date

03/21

Faculty

Keith Cross

Time

9am–6pm

Credits

0

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In the Letterpress/Book Arts 2-day workshop, you’ll learn how to create hand-made books incorporating your own letterpress-printed text and imagery. On the first day, you’ll learn how to set metal and wood type and print on a Vandercook flatbed cylinder press. You’ll learn how to plan a layout and compose … Read more

Start Date

04/25

Meeting Day

Saturday and Sunday

End Date

04/26

Faculty

Alice Stanne, Keith Cross

Time

9am–5pm

Credits

0

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