Beginning Letterpress Workshop - May 22

Introduction to Letterpress
Saturday, May 22, 2010, from 11 am to 5 pm

Spend a Saturday at our vintage letterpress shop in southeast Portland. Students in this one day workshop will learn the basics of typesetting, lockup, make-ready, inking, and presswork. You are encouraged to bring ideas for a simple printed piece, such as a thank you note, greeting card, or calling card. Registration fee of $100, plus $20 shop fee. Enrollment is limited to 6 students.

Students will have access to all tools and equipment, including:

* Dozens of drawers of types, dingbats, logo cuts, etc.
* Antique “Advance” paper shear
* Assorted hand tools
* Soy-based inks
* Printmaking papers

* Chandler & Price Old Style - 8 x 12
* Franklin Gordon 8 x 12
* Chandler & Price new Style 10 x 15
* Kelsey Excelsior 5 x 8 tabletop

Visit our website at for more information and to download the registration form.

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