Workshop: Next Steps in Letterpress

Date: Feb 15, 2024

Deadline: Apr 28, 2024 - 10:00 am

Instructor - Michelle Wiebe
1 Day Workshop
April 28, 2024
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Are you ready to expand your letterpress skills and broaden your printing abilities? Join us for a deeper look at printing with platen and cylinder presses and increase your independence within the print shop! The class is excellent for students who own or are considering purchasing their own press or those who want to independently use the A/P Studio presses with greater confidence.

The instructor will cover: 

  • ​​​​​​​Skill and terminology refresher from Intro to Letterpress
  • Tympan Paper and Packing changes
  • Setting Gauge Pins and aligning with your forme.
  • Basic Typesetting Techniques
  • Mixing type and/or linocuts to print your own design
  • Basic maintenance of Vandercook SP-15, Craftsman Superior and Kelsey Presses
  • Troubleshooting printing issues

$125.00 prices not subject to GST

Register Here!

Class limited to 6 Participants
Adults 18+ Years Old

Instructor Bio:

Michelle Wiebe is a Cochrane, Alberta-based artist focused primarily on painting, printmaking and letterpress. With a great fondness for all things print, you can find her fixing rusty presses or spending time printing at Alberta Printmakers. Michelle is a passionate instructor with a deep love for teaching, she makes it her goal that students leave her class with quality work and the confidence to continue building their new skills.
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