Until recently, the importance of the letterpress as a typographical learning tool has often been overlooked yet the process is currently enjoying a revival. This is your chance to attend a focused course delivered in one of the best letterpress workshops in the UK, with a large range of metal and wood letter type...

Description

Until recently, the importance of the letterpress as a typographical learning tool has often been overlooked yet the process is currently enjoying a revival. This is your chance to attend a focused course delivered in one of the best letterpress workshops in the UK, with a large range of metal and wood letter type. We'll cover the core basics of letterpress printmaking and typography, so you'll gain a sound knowledge of these specialist areas. By exploring the use of type through the physicality of the letterpress process, you'll quickly get to grips with this sometimes daunting subject area.

Course Outcomes
You'll develop enhanced letterpress and typographical knowledge and skills, useful in professional art and design environments. You'll leave the course with a selection of printed typographic pieces for your portfolio.

Who Should Attend
Everyone from absolute beginners to advanced typographers including those wanting to learn about the process of letterpress printmaking, its relationship with typography, and how to communicate with type.

Course Level
All levels welcome



Materials

Please bring the following materials with you on the first day:

  • Notebook and Pen
  • An apron
  • Sensible protective shoes

Details for booking

DateDay of WeekTimeDurationCostStatusLocationAction
06/06/2015 - 04/07/2015Saturdays10:00 - 16:005 Days£675Available Peckham Rd - SE5 Add to Basket