We offer workshops in letterpress and screenprinting every month. No experience is necessary and they are open to anyone who wants to learn how to print. Workshops are one day and last about 6 hours. Each workshop will provide you the skills to return and rent time to print your own work during our regular studio hours. Each workshop costs $140 unless otherwise stated. Payment must be made at time of registration. Workshops are non-refundable. However, please let us know of any cancellations so that we may try to fill your spot. If you’ve missed this round, please sign up on our email list for next month’s registration announcement.
Our one-day letterpress workshop covers all the basics of letterpress printing on a Vandercook and a C&P tabletop press from our collection of antique wood and metal type. Attendees will learn how letterpress printing works, how to hand-set wood and metal type, mix ink, print from type and polymer plates, and how to troubleshoot printing and press issues. Students will leave the class understanding how to operate the presses safely and efficiently. This workshop costs $140.
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Our one-day screenprinting workshop covers all the basics of screenprinting. Attendees will learn first hand how to properly coat, expose, print from, and clean a silkscreen. Differences in inks, printing substrates, screen mesh, and filmwork will all be discussed, and various multi-color registration techniques will be covered. This workshop costs $140.