Introduction to Letterpress

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Introduction to Letterpress

125.00

Introduction to Letterpress printing. Join Instructor Kathryn Hunter (owner of Blackbird Letterpress) in the printshop to learn the basics of the letterpress printing process. We'll cover hand setting type, mixing ink, makeready, and printing on a cylinder press and a platen press. We will discuss and demonstrate printing various forms: relief (lino cuts), hand set type, and photo polymer plates. Each student will be able to get on the press and take home pieces printed in class.

$125 for the class, registration and prepayment is required in advance. All materials are provided. Space is limited to 6 students. 

 

This class will take place Saturday March 25th from 10am - 5pm at Blackbird Letterpress shop, 1607 South Main St Baton Rouge.

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