.918 in the 806 Introduction to Letterpress Printing Class *NEW!*
Dates: 1/20; 1/27; 2/3 and 2/17
Time: 10 AM – Noon Saturdays
Cost: $95 (includes ink, paper, and more! Depending on individual projects, students may be asked to provide additional materials to print on/with during the class.) class fee also includes free access to Open Studio Hours on Saturdays 1-6pm
Instructor: Taught by Studio 4 Artist-in-Residence Victoria Marie Bee
Location: CASP Print Studio, 1106 5th Street, Lubbock, TX 79401
Class Description: Put your phone away, & get your hands dirty! Join the analog revival & learn the art of letterpress printing at the Helen DeVitt Jones Print Studio at CASP! Students will learn how to hand-set type from our expanding collection of metal & wood typefaces; proper use of the Vandercook SP-15 & other proof/relief presses in the Helen DeVitt Jones Print Studio; use vintage plates & also create your own imagery; layout of the California Job Case; alternative printing processes; how to mix ink for custom colors; & more! Projects may include group letterpress posters, single & multi-color prints, individual broadsides, & basic book arts. After completion of the course, students will be able to utilize open studio hours & also attend the intermediate letterpress course that will follow! This is one of our most popular courses, so register today to reserve your spot!
No previous experience required.
For more information about the course, please email firstname.lastname@example.org