We will continue our exploration of how to use George P. Gordon's 19th century printing invention - The Platen Press. This time we will learn how to set up the press for scoring paper to make it easier for folding as well as learn how to print two or more colors. Standard colored inks can be taken straight from the can, but we will learn how to mix our own.
Participants should have taken the letterpress orientation session or have equivalent in letterpress. There is not charge and materials are provided.
Instructor: Bob Metzler
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When & Where
Book Arts Workshop
The Book Arts Program at Dartmouth College consists of a Letterpress Studio and Bindery Studio. It is open to all levels of experience; instruction on using the printing presses and in binding books is given. There is no fee to use the studios or to attend workshops but participants are expected to follow posted guidelines for cleaning up after themselves and putting away type. Failure to do so may result in studio privileges being revoked. The studios are open Fall, Winter, and Spring term. See our website for more information.