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Create a Letterpress Print Workshop

October 7, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

£79
Typography

Enjoy an Elephant sized discount as we celebrate a year at Friary Street this month!

** 30% off all scheduled letterpress workshops with Birthday17. Offer ends 30 Sept 2017 **

Create a unique print and learn the basics of letterpress in a fun-filled afternoon at Smallprint HQ!

The session is ideal for people of all letterpress abilities.

On the Day
Chris will teach a small group the basics of traditional letterpress printing. After some basic prep in general principles and typography (if you’re unfamiliar), you’ll learn how to hand-set type on a composing stick, transfer it to a chase and lock it up for printing. From there you’ll learn how to ink up, operate and clean an Adana 8×5 tabletop press, the most popular of ‘starter’ presses.
Projects include creating a small print, some coasters, greetings cards or postcards and you get to take home a bundle of letterpress printed goodies to show your friends and family (there may be a small extra charge for materials, if you want to print a longer run).