Course Descriptions

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  • ACN-552W

    Letterpress Wood Type

    Get your hands dirty! Experience the collection of vintage wood type at Archetype Press. Learn how to hand-set type and print on a Vandercook cylinder proof press. Explore the process of letterpress printing through composition, press lock-up, inking techniques and more. Over the course of two sessions, you will design and print a limited edition of 11" x 14" posters with two or more colors.

    No previous experience necessary. Note: Please wear comfortable closed-toe shoes and clothes that may get ink on them.


    Class regularly offered in Fall, Spring and Summer