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Advanced Letterpress Workshop


Type: Residencies, Workshops, Exchanges [View all]
Posted by: The Center for Books Arts
Deadline: Wed, October 23rd, 2019

Advanced Letterpress

Wednesdays, September 18 through October 23 (Skip September 25), 6-9pm

Have you done projects that you want to take to the next level? Learn the fine points of good printing and organizing a project. Bring examples of previous work to discuss. We will troubleshoot on the press and learn some new techniques for adding backgrounds and textures to work so that your prints have the option of layering. Projects can involve hand-setting or polymer plates. 

In this intermediate letterpress printing class, students will learn the fine points of good printing and organizing a project and will fine tune their printing process. Students should bring examples of previous work to discuss and troubleshoot on the press. This class is designed to support students who want to work on personal projects in a structured and supportive environment. 

*Prerequisites: Letterpress 1, 2, 3 or equivalent* 

About the Instructor:

Amber McMillan received her BA in Visual Arts and Economics from Oberlin College. She has been an active member of the Center for Book Arts NYC since 2003. She is the proprietor of Post Editions, a small press specializing in radical editions. Additionally she has worked and trained in many letterpress shops in and around New York



Posted on Tue, August 20th, 2019
Expires on Wed, October 23rd, 2019

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