Advanced letterpress: Pressure Printing

Mar 08 2018

3 class meetings Wednesday, November 7 & 14 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday, November 20 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Individuals will learn the pressure printing method of printing and combine this image-making technique with handset type to design a broadside or image-driven artists’ book. We will discuss different papers for printing, and investigate typographic and graphic … Continue reading Advanced letterpress: Pressure Printing

Letterpress Holiday Cards with Handset Type

Jul 23 2016

Wednesday, November 28,  6 to 9 p.m. Learn the very basics of letterpress printing while making your own holiday or New Year’s greeting! You will set your own words in metal or wood movable type, and then print an edition of 35 prints on the mighty Vandercook SP-15 flatbed printing press.  $65, limited to 5 participants. All supplies included.

Letterpress New Years Cards with Printing Plates

Jan 07 2017

Wednesday, December 12, 6 to 9 p.m. Print your computer-based designs as letterpress prints, just in time for holiday cards! Photopolymer plates are very hard plastic printing plates made from computer files, allowing for digitally-rendered designs to be beautifully letterpress-printed. We will make your designs into photopolymer printing plates and then print them on the Vandercook SP-15 flatbed printing press. $90, limited to 5 participants. … Continue reading Letterpress New Years Cards with Printing Plates

Book Printing at Paper Machine

Dec 29 2017

Saturday, January 19 & 26 2019, 1 to 5 p.m. Design and print your own limited edition book using the digital printing equipment at Paper Machine! Work with bookmaker and designer Jessica Peterson to learn how to use desktop publishing to design and format your contents. We’ll go over quick and easy methods of using the Adobe Creative Suite; including … Continue reading Book Printing at Paper Machine

Letterpress 101: Print Your Own Postcard, January

January 30, 2019 6:00pm – 9:00pm Learn the very basics of letterpress printing. You will set your own words in metal or wood movable type, and then print an edition of 35 prints on the mighty Vandercook SP-15 flatbed printing press. – $65, limited to 5 participants. All supplies included. 

Featured on NOLA.com

May 18 2016

We are so excited to be featured on nola.com as a wedding invitation designer and printer with a ‘wow’ factor! http://www.nola.com/fashion/index.ssf/2016/05/post_44.html#0

Paper & Pints at PRINT ST. PETE

Mar 23 2016

Paper & Pints is back! Join us this Friday for an open house at PRINT ST. PETE Community Letterpress. We’ll be printing limited edition coasters available for purchase and offering brews by donation. It’s a great chance to scope out the studio and learn more about our Letterpress Basics workshops and studio rental opportunities. We’ll also have letterpress goods for … Continue reading Paper & Pints at PRINT ST. PETE

FL Letterpress Basics Workshop

Join instructors Bridget Elmer of The Southern Letterpress, FL, and Kaitlin Crockett of Oma Darlin’ Press on Saturday April 16th from 10am-4pm for our one-day Letterpress Basics workshop. This class will introduce students to letterpress printing from handset type and photopolymer plates. We will cover typesetting, ink mixing, makeready, and press operation on our flatbed and table top platen presses. Students who complete this … Continue reading FL Letterpress Basics Workshop

Finalist for WE Fellowship!

Mar 14 2016

The Southern Letterpress is honored and excited to be one of five finalists for the Woman Entrepreneur Fellowship, sponsored by the Junior League of New Orleans. https://www.noew.org/…/woman-entrepreneur-fellowship-presen…

PRINT ST. PETE Community Letterpress

Jan 17 2016

We are turning a new page at The Southern Letterpress in Florida! After a year-long hiatus (during which we welcomed a new Lady of Letterpress into the world), we are shifting our focus from production to education. Beginning in February of 2016, we will be teaming up with Kaitlin Crockett of Oma Darlin’ Press to offer a regular schedule of letterpress … Continue reading PRINT ST. PETE Community Letterpress

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