Printing

Our printing curriculum is designed to introduce the fundamentals of letterpress printing, get you printing on your own and present recent technologies and alternative techniques for producing images and text on paper.

Workshops: Printing
Type Titlesort descending Instructor Summary Status
Printing Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, June 6, 2020, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, June 6, 2020, 5:30 PM
Lisa Rappoport

Dig in to the tradition and history of letterpress printing and get your hands dirty. Learn about the process and practice of setting type, mixing inks and pulling impressions. In this class you will learn how to print your own cards!

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Printing
Sessions: 4
Start: Monday, July 27, 2020, 9:30 AM
End: Thursday, July 30, 2020, 5:30 PM
Mary Laird

The four class Cylinder Core Certificate Program allows students to move quickly through the press basics while also addressing relief printing in general. After this class students are qualified to rent press time as well as move on to more advanced classes and techniques.

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Printing Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, June 20, 2020, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, June 20, 2020, 5:30 PM
Lisa Rappoport

Build your letterpress skills: learn advanced justification, typesetting, and composition. Put it all together to print a broadside of your own design.

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Printing Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, July 11, 2020, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, July 11, 2020, 5:30 PM
Thea Sizemore

Design and aesthetic. Increase your letterpress versatility: learn to set up the press, refine you registration skills, and run an edition. Learn more about packing, roller height, and make-ready. Come ready to run an edition of your own small poster!

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Printing Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, August 1, 2020, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, August 1, 2020, 5:30 PM
Paula Gloistein

Bring digital back into analog in this final core course and learn to print from photopolymer plates. Apply your letterpress skills to artwork created digitally to make fantastic plates for printing. Walk away with a stack of stationery printed from polymer plates.

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Printing
Sessions: 2
Start: Saturday, September 19, 2020, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, September 20, 2020, 5:30 PM
Jessica Spring

With the aid of circular and angle quads, tools from art supply and hardware stores, and daredevil furniture (laser-cut furniture designed to compose type in circles, curves, and angles) we’ll explore two engaging historic structures that amuse and inform.

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Binding, Printing, Arts
Sessions: 2
Start: Saturday, May 30, 2020, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, May 31, 2020, 4:30 PM
Peter Thomas

What goes into making a book? Learn the steps in this weekend workshop! From making paper, to letterpress printingin on that paper and then binding a flag book, this class covers it all. Expect beautiful textures, colorful combinations of images & letters, and a beautiful book.

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Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Thursday, July 30, 2020, 6:30 PM
End: Thursday, July 30, 2020, 9:30 PM
Alan Hillesheim

Learn how to properly maintain a hand-fed Cylinder Proof Press as well as how to adjust it so that it prints beautifully.

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Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, August 16, 2020, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, August 16, 2020, 5:30 PM
Matt Runkle

Do you love the alchemy of printed words and images that mix and grow with the turning of pages? Do the complex layers of meaning that can arise within a book fascinate you? If so, the Artists’ Book is a medium worthy of your exploration. Begin to delve into this rich and expanding format in this one-day class that introduces the history, basic structures, and an overview of the practices used by book artists. Bring your own quotes, short poems, or images and craft a book during the day to get a taste of the joy that is the making of Artists’ Books.

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Printing
Sessions: 2
Start: Monday, June 1, 2020, 6:30 PM
End: Monday, June 8, 2020, 9:30 PM
Rea de Guzman

Explore the fun and intuitive nature of collage in this introductory, 2-week workshop. We will navigate through this picture-making technique by composing and layering found images and other materials on a blank picture plane surface, with the option to combine painted or drawn marks.

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Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Wednesday, June 24, 2020, 6:30 PM
End: Wednesday, June 24, 2020, 9:30 PM
Bettina Pauly

This class introduces the process, the materials, the machines, and the satisfaction of printing by hand on a Cylinder proof press.

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Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Thursday, August 13, 2020, 6:30 PM
End: Thursday, August 13, 2020, 9:30 PM
Bettina Pauly

This class introduces the process, the materials, the machines, and the satisfaction of printing by hand on a Cylinder proof press.

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Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, June 14, 2020, 1:00 PM
End: Sunday, June 14, 2020, 5:00 PM
Robin Weinert

This 4-hour version of our popular Introduction to Letterpress class introduces the process, the materials, the machines, and the satisfaction of printing by hand on a Cylinder proof press with more hands-on time for students to work with typesetting and printing. Come play with us!

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Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, July 25, 2020, 1:00 PM
End: Saturday, July 25, 2020, 5:00 PM
Robin Weinert

This 4-hour version of our popular Introduction to Letterpress class introduces the process, the materials, the machines, and the satisfaction of printing by hand on a Cylinder proof press with more hands-on time for students to work with typesetting and printing. Come play with us!

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Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Thursday, July 16, 2020, 6:00 PM
End: Thursday, July 16, 2020, 10:00 PM
Grendl Lofkvist

In this fun and fascinating workshop students will learn the art of linoleum carving (linocut) to create simple, stunning prints on a cylinder press.

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Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, July 26, 2020, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, July 26, 2020, 5:30 PM
Brian Lieske

Build a decorative box that is its own magic trick. This box has three compartments, but only one or two are visible at a time. The lid hinges in two directions hiding the contents of the other compartments.

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Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, June 13, 2020, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, June 13, 2020, 5:30 PM
Paula Gloistein

Gain exposure to letterpress and typesetting while making personalized note-card stationery.

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Binding, Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Tuesday, July 21, 2020, 5:00 PM
End: Tuesday, July 21, 2020, 10:00 PM
Bettina Pauly

Evening Open Studio is an opportunity, for those who qualify to work on their own projects with an experienced instructor on hand.

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Binding, Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Monday, August 3, 2020, 5:00 PM
End: Monday, August 3, 2020, 10:00 PM
Bettina Pauly

Evening Open Studio is an opportunity, for those who qualify to work on their own projects with an experienced instructor on hand.

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Binding, Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Wednesday, June 3, 2020, 5:00 PM
End: Wednesday, June 3, 2020, 10:00 PM
Paula Gloistein

Evening Open Studio is an opportunity, for those who qualify to work on their own projects with an experienced instructor on hand.

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Binding, Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Tuesday, August 18, 2020, 5:00 PM
End: Tuesday, August 18, 2020, 10:00 PM
Paula Gloistein

Evening Open Studio is an opportunity, for those who qualify to work on their own projects with an experienced instructor on hand.

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Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Wednesday, June 17, 2020, 6:30 PM
End: Wednesday, June 17, 2020, 9:30 PM
Bettina Pauly

Is your pasta machine taking up too much space in the kitchen? Why not try moving it to your studio instead. In this workshop students will have the opportunity to learn how to use their pasta machine for printing small dry-point prints.

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Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Thursday, August 6, 2020, 6:30 PM
End: Thursday, August 6, 2020, 9:30 PM
Lars Kim

Learn the fundamentals of digital design for letterpress! Students will learn key skills for software applications like Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. We will explore best practices for handling photographic and vector images as well as setting digital type for photopolymer plate production.

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Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Thursday, August 20, 2020, 6:30 PM
End: Thursday, August 20, 2020, 9:30 PM
Lars Kim

After taking Polymer Core 1, learn how to make detailed, high-quality photopolymer plates from digital files and film for letterpress printing.

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Printing Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 2
Start: Saturday, August 22, 2020, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, August 23, 2020, 5:30 PM
Alan Hillesheim

Now that you've completed the Cylinder Core series, you can become certified on the Jobbing Platen, a true workhorse of the letterpress printing world. Learn the ins-and-outs of this press that's great for large editions.

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Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, June 20, 2020, 1:00 PM
End: Saturday, June 20, 2020, 5:00 PM
Stephanie Jucker

Discover how to make a stab binding book that can become a unique travel journal to take on trips and vacations. In this class you will find out how to fold and bind a variety of decorative papers to create a book that can be used to jot down notes, sketches and bright ideas while you’re travelling.

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Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, July 12, 2020, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, July 12, 2020, 5:30 PM
Lisa Rappoport

Learn to set type and print on the Vandercook cylinder press; use your newfound knowledge to print a lampshade to light up your home.

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Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, August 30, 2020, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, August 30, 2020, 5:30 PM
Katherine Dedlow

Learn to create an image suitable for woodcut, then carve your image by hand, and use that block of wood to make a suite of paper prints. It doesn't get much easier than that!

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