Events

Educators Workshop: Bookbinding in the Classroom

Dec 29 2017

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

Polymer Printing Plates at The Southern Letterpress

April 10, 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 to … Continue reading Polymer Printing Plates at The Southern Letterpress

Book Printing at Paper Machine

Saturday April 21 & 28 from 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 used to create or … Continue reading Book Printing at Paper Machine

Letterpress 101: Print Your Own Postcard, May

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

Artist Book Explosion

June 2, 1 to 5 p.m. Feel like you are in a artistic creative rut? This workshop is an introduction to the awesome world of artists books: art works in book form. We will discuss the history of this art form, from the democratic multiple to the fine press book, and look at samples. Then, participants will respond to a … Continue reading Artist Book Explosion

Printing Poetry: Advanced Letterpress Practice

Mar 08 2018

Saturday, June 16 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 23, 12 to 4 p.m.Advance your letterpress printing skills and practice typesetting and design for letterpress printing! In this workshop, you will design and letterpress print your own broadside, using handset type and the Vandercook printing press. We will discuss different papers for printing, and investigate typographic and graphic design for … Continue reading Printing Poetry: Advanced Letterpress Practice

Letterpress 101: Print Your Own Postcard, June

Dec 29 2017

Tuesday, June 12, 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. 

A Serious Creativity Workout

Jun 09 2017

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.

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

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