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LETTERPRESS BASICS

Erie County , Greater Niagara | Arts & Culture

LETTERPRESS BASICS

This workshop covers the fundamentals of letterpress printing. It focuses on hand setting type, the basics of laying out a forme, and the operation of platen and bed presses. Students can expect to spend time learning the vocabulary of printing and the layout of the printshop, as well as produce a one-color greeting card, business card or poster. It is helpful to bring along a short quote or idea of something you'd like to create! For all artistic levels, Ages 16+ Instructor: Rachel Herman-Gross Pre-payment is required for all workshops at WNYBAC. You can pay online, by phone, or by mail. If you would like to send a check, please email [email protected] to let us know. If you would like to pay over the phone, please call 716-348-1430. All workshops will take place at the WNY Book Arts Center and have no prerequisite knowledge required unless otherwise noted. A cancellation fee of $25 will be assessed if cancelled less than 1 week ahead of the workshop. Cancellations with less than 48 hours will not receive a refund. Sold out classes will accept a waiting list. By registering you agree to receive notifications from the WNY Book Arts Center. Workshops can cancel due to low enrollment, so please register early!


Event Details

    July 18, 2017 - July 25, 2017
    06:00 PM - 09:00 PM