Birmingham, Alabama

Events & Workshops

Polymer Printing Plates at The Southern Letterpress

Sep 08 2018

September 8, 2018 1:00pm – 5:00pm 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

Letterpress 101: Print Your Own Postcard, September

Sep 19 2018

Wednesday, September 19 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. 

Making maps & finding location within artists’ books

Oct 24 2018

Wednesday, October 24 from 6 to 9 p.m. Explore an array of map fold techniques while performing a series of creative prompts to generate content for your own artists’ books. $50, all materials included.

Advanced letterpress: Pressure Printing

Nov 07 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

Nov 28 2018

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 Holiday Cards with Printing Plates

Dec 12 2018

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 Holiday Cards with Printing Plates

Book Printing at Paper Machine

Jan 19 2019

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

Jan 30 2019

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

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Paper & Pints at PRINT ST. PETE

Mar 25 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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