Learn the basics of letterpress printing and print your own creations in this 3-hour course. You’ll get hands-on experience with the full letterpress printing process using our vintage cast iron platen letterpresses. Topics covered include a short history of letterpress printing, hand-setting type, adjusting the press, and printing your work.
About the teaching artist:
James is a printmaker and designer with a focus on screen printing and letterpress printing. Raised on Eastern Long Island, he went to school in Western Massachusetts, followed by a brief stint in Boston, and then returned to New York. After a decade working in corporate branding and promotional marketing, he escaped to start his own studio, and now spends most of his time pulling squeegees and setting type.
Materials Fee: $12