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18C363P - Design and Print Posters on Vandercook Proof Presses
September 29, 2018
Saturday, 9am-4pm
May Sorum


18C363P - Design and Print Posters on Vandercook Proof Presses


18C363P - Design and Print Posters on Vandercook Proof Presses
 

Come learn the basics of letterpress printing at Mayday Press. You will design and print your own edition of 12”x18” posters. Using our collection of antique wood type, Ludlow type, cuts and ornaments, we will guide you through the process of printing a two-color, phrase-based poster. You will learn to set wood type, cast hot metal type, lock-up, register and use one of four Vandercook proof presses. We will guide you through the process of printing a gradient, textured, or flat color background for your poster. We’ll work together to bring your ideas to life, but the composition and content are up to you. Please come prepared with a short phrase—the shorter the better—no longer than a sentence in length. Let’s have fun while getting inky!

Each participant will leave with an edition of 10-12”x18” posters.
Class fee includes lunch.

Level: Novice and above

Student Supply List:
Please come prepared with a short phrase-the shorter the better-no longer than a sentence in length.

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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