I'm very excited to announce that I will be teaching a beginning letterpress workshop on Saturday March 5th in Philadelphia hosted and organized by Aimee Wilson of Red Wheel Press. It's going to be a really fun and exciting day of letterpress geekery so I hope you can join us.
See below for more information about the class and how to register.
VANDERCOOK LETTERPRESS PRINTING WORKSHOP
SAT MARCH 5 // 11AM to 5PM with morning tea/ coffee & a break for
homemade Thai lunch @ 1pm!
Come for a personal 6 hr hands-on letterpress workshop-- covering the basics
of Vandercook press maintenance, typesetting (of wood and metal type), how to
troubleshoot press and printing issues, inking, paper use & cleaning.
This class will provide you with the skills to operate a Vandercook Press
safely and efficiently, as well as return & rent time for your own printing needs at
Red Wheel Press.
The class will be taught by Marianne Dages. Marianne is the owner and operator of Huldra Press, where she makes custom and original handmade books and letterpress prints. She recently completed a two year fellowship studying letterpress and bookbinding at Penland School of Crafts, and has taught classes at The University of the Arts and in North Carolina.
Please dress in comfortable clothes and shoes. All supplies provided.
Workshops cost $125/ per student
Contact Aimee Wilson- firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your spot, &/or send
Red Wheel Press | 3215 East Tioga Street | Philadelphia, PA 19134