This one-session class is an orientation session for all newcomers to learn the basics of typesetting and press work. The session will begin with a brief discussion of the history and process of Letterpress Printing. After a tour of the workshop participants will learn to set type and print on a Vandercook cylinder press. Be sure to bring a proverb, brief quotation, or even a bit of writing made up on the spot to set your type to and print
Emphasis will be placed on the proper techniques for setting metal hand type, press work, and the selection of appropriate type faces. No previous experience is required and all materials, tools and equipment are provided.
Instructor: Bob Metzler
*Please - if the class is full add yourself to the waitlist. Enrollment changes happen right up to the start time, so watch your e-mail!!*
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