Tickets to this event will be available August 8th at 10AM
About the workshop:
Letterpress printing with James Tucker of The Aesthetic Union
Hear from James Tucker, a pressman and small business owner, on how contemporary letterpress printing is done. There will be a short demo, pictures, as well as free ephemera to take home. The talk will be followed by a Q&A for any burning letterpress questions you might have.
About the instructor:
James Tucker received his BFA in printmaking in 2007 from Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore, MD. Over the years he has honed his letterpress, bindery, and woodcut skills at Hatch Show Print, Austin Press, and Taurus Bookbindery in San Francisco. He has been with Hello!Lucky as a pressman for four years and teaches occasionally in SF and NYC. James is a contributor to many online letterpress forums and blogs and is currently a member of the Colophon Club in Berkeley. He is the founder of The Aesthetic Union and is also a partner of Colpa Press.
Notes about the workshop:
All our workshops are held at 337 Shotwell Street. Please check in at the front door on arrival. Seating is available for our attendees, however may be limited for some workshops.
If you are unable to attend, please let us know by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) at least 48 hours in advance.
We will refund your full ticket fee within 48 hours.
If you are unable to attend this workshop, and there is less than 48 hours before the event, you are welcome to give your ticket to someone else. That person must check in at the door to indicate they are using your ticket, so we can check your name off the list.
We will happily try to work with you and offer your ticket to our waiting list, however cannot guarantee finding a replacement less than 48 hours prior to the event.
Unfortunately, no-shows and late cancellations will not be eligible for a refund.
When & Where
Skill Exchange is a workshop series which aims to inspire the community to use their hands and learn traditional, hand making and self-reliance skills in a fun, social setting. Our workshops and events are for curious skill-seekers of all ages. We create opportunities to ask questions, think with our hands and deepen our understanding of how things are made.As handcrafting skills are too often undervalued and under practiced-- Skill Exchange seeks to encourage self-reliance through social skill exchange by bringing together enthusiastic makers and teachers to share their passion and craft with our communities.
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