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Print Your Own Mardi Gras Throws!

Dec 29 2017

Thursday, February 1, 2018 6:00pm – 9:00pm Why not throw something personal AND ecological at Mardi Gras? The answer is your own letterpress printed paper throws! Print any message you want! Letterpress print paper throws with your own message to accompany to any Mardi Gras celebration. Learn the very basics of letterpress printing while you set your own words in … Continue reading Print Your Own Mardi Gras Throws!

Letterpress 101: Print Your Own Postcard, February

Jun 09 2017

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 6:00–9:00pm 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.

Educator & Librarian Workshop: Altered Books 

Dec 29 2017

Educator & Librarian Workshop: Altered Books Sunday, February 25, 2018, 10:00am – 12:00pm (rescheduled from January) 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, … Continue reading Educator & Librarian Workshop: Altered Books 

Polymer Printing Plates at The Southern Letterpress

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 6:00pm – 9:00pm 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 … Continue reading Polymer Printing Plates at The Southern Letterpress

Letterpress 101: Print Your Own Postcard, March

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 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. 

Educators Workshop: Bookbinding in the Classroom

Bookmaking in Your Classroom Saturday, March 24, 2018 10:00am – 12:00pm We will learn three simple book forms: the accordion, the single sheet books, and the pamphlet. We will brainstorm lesson plans and ideas for use of these structures in a classroom or workshop setting. This workshop is for librarians and teachers to gain skills and ideas that they can … Continue reading Educators Workshop: Bookbinding in the Classroom

Book Printing at Paper Machine

Saturdays in April 2018 (April 7, 14, 21, 28) 9:00am – 12:00pm Work with bookmaker Jessica Peterson to learn how to design and print your own limited edition book using the digital printing equipment at Paper Machine! We learn desktop publishing software Adobe InDesign to design and format your contents, and talk about how Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop can be … Continue reading Book Printing at Paper Machine

Letterpress 101: Print Your Own Postcard, April

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 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. 

Altered Books: Artists Books

Jun 09 2017

Altered Books: Artists Books Saturday, May 19, 2018 12 – 5:00pm 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 … Continue reading Altered Books: Artists Books

A Serious Creativity Workout

Sunday March 18 1 to 5 p.m. In this workshop, we’ll do a series of 5 exercises to prompt creative thinking and get your juices flowing. It is like an aerobic work out for your artistic mind! You’ll leave with little artist books that you’ve created and be fueled to start a larger project! $50 all materials included.

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