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.

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

06/08

Meeting Day

Saturday

End Date

06/08

Faculty

Keith Cross

Time

9am–6pm

Credits

0

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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

06/11

Meeting Day

Tuesday and Wednesday (except July 3)

End Date

07/31

Faculty

Alice Stanne, Keith Cross

Time

6–10pm

Credits

3

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Mini comics are open to wide ranging subject matter and experimentation. Dive into this accessible medium by exploring different models of content, including: autobiography, adaptation, pantomime and more. Learn how to make comics from a single image to four panels, accordion fold and eight page minis. This course will provide … Read more

Start Date

07/10

Meeting Day

Wednesday

End Date

08/14

Faculty

Alan Jennings

Time

6pm–10pm

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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

07/27

Meeting Day

Saturday and Sunday

End Date

07/28

Faculty

Alice Stanne

Time

10am–5pm

Credits

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In this workshop, students will learn to make hanji, Korean paper, from paper mulberry bark, as well as methods of manipulating paper. By working together, students will complete various steps to prepare raw materials for sheet formation. Cooked bark will also be transformed into bark lace, while hanji of varied … Read more

Start Date

08/05

Meeting Day

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

End Date

08/08

Faculty

Aimee Lee

Time

9:30am–3:30pm

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

08/10

Meeting Day

Saturday

End Date

08/10

Faculty

Keith Cross

Time

9am–6pm

Credits

0

register