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18C345P - Design and Print your Holiday Cards on Vandercook Proof Presses
September 28, 2018
Friday, 9am-4pm
May Sorum


18C345P - Design and Print your Holiday Cards on Vandercook Proof Presses


18C345P - Design and Print your Holiday Cards on Vandercook Proof Presses
 

In this introductory class participants will learn the basics of letterpress printing while creating their own unique set of two-color holiday themed greeting cards. Each participant will learn how to cast hot metal type, lock-up, register and use one of four Vandercook proof presses. You will have access to Mayday Press’s collection of Ludlow type, ornaments, and holiday themed polymer plates. We’ll work together to bring your ideas to life, but the composition and content are up to you. Please come prepared with several simple concepts and short holiday-themed phrases. But above all else, let’s have fun while learning about letterpress printing.

Each participant will leave with a set 25-3 1/2” x 4 7/8” greeting cards complete with envelopes.

Class fee includes lunch.

Level: Novice and above

Student Supply List:
Please come prepared with several simple concepts and short holiday-themed phrases.

Tuition $115
Materials Fee $30


Meet the Instructor: May Sorum


This workshop is part of Printmaking Retreat. Look for more info by clicking in the Retreats Menu on the right panel.


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