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.
This hands-on course teaches the basics of letterpress printing. Learn how to set metal and wood type and how to operate the four presses. Image-making methods, ink handling, print tools, paper handling, and multipass printing will be demonstrated. Students will be encouraged to consider the design inherent in working within … Read more