Introduction to Letterpress Printing - Saturday 27th October

Introduction to Letterpress Printing - Saturday 27th October

An intensive 1-day basic course introducing students to letterpressprinting. Participants will learn hand typesetting using a variety ofdifferent typefaces, and at least two different presses....

Vendor :New Norcia

Type :Tours and Tickets

$145.00
An intensive 1-day basic course introducing students to letterpress
printing. Participants will learn hand typesetting using a variety of
different typefaces, and at least two different presses. They will lock
type up in a forme, learn how to roll out ink and ink up a press, and
print a joint poster and a small card. This workshop offers the unusual
opportunity to learn letterpress printing at the recently restored Abbey
Press at New Norcia, Australia’s only monastery town. The day includes lunch.
Please ensure you wear old clothes and closed in shoes and that if you have any dietary requirements you let us know in the NOTES section.