Altered Books: Artists Books

Jun 09 2017

Saturday, October 21, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. An altered book is a sculptural book form that takes inspiration from the original content of a used book to become an art work in and of itself. Starting with a stack of used books and a series of exercises meant to prompt creativity, we’ll explore different methods of alternation from changing … Continue reading Altered Books: Artists Books

Polymer Printing Plates

Sunday September 24 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Print your computer-based designs as letterpress prints! 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 30 to 40 copies on the Vandercook SP-15 flatbed printing press. $90, limited to 5 participants. All … Continue reading Polymer Printing Plates

Binding Pamphlets

Sunday, October 1 from 2 to 5 p.m. An introduction to the basic structure of hand bookbinding, the pamphlet book. We explore different variations for cover design. Participants will leave with a stack of pamphlet books that they bound. $65, limited to 8 participants. All supplies included.

Letterpress Holiday Cards with Printing Plates

Jan 07 2017

Wednesday, November 15, 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 Holiday Cards with Printing Plates

Letterpress Holiday Cards with Handset Type

Jul 23 2016

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.  Wednesday, December 6,  6 to 9 p.m. $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…

Letterpress Basics in FL

Jan 18 2016

Join instructors Bridget Elmer of The Southern Letterpress, FL, and Kaitlin Crockett of Oma Darlin’ Press on Saturday February 27th 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 … Continue reading Letterpress Basics in FL

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