Introduction to Letterpress: Hand Typesetting

INTRO TO LETTERPRESS: HAND TYPESETTING

SATURDAY MARCH 5TH 2016, 1PM-5PM

Letterpress is one of the oldest forms of printmaking and helped transform society through the printed word. Get a hands-on introduction to the use of moveable type, and investigate the unique possibilities offered by combining text and image as visual language. Students will hand set metal type, lock up, and proof collaborate prints over the course of an afternoon.