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In this class you will learn the basics of typesetting and linoblock printing in order to create your own set of bookplates (ex libris labels) for your book collection. You will have the option of creating a fully hand carved design, creating a design exclusively from our wood and metal type and letterpress ornaments collection, or combining the two to create your own one-of-a-kind bookplate design. This class combines two printmaking methods, and to allow for block carving and typesetting…Find out more »
In this fun class you will learn the basics of setting type, designing and printing your own 9×12″ letterpress poster. Use our collection of wood and metal types and ornaments to create your own unique design. If you have your own letterpress plates or carved linoblocks, those can be incorporated as well. You will print six posters using heavyweight white poster paper or your choice of several other fun colours we have in stock, and you will have the option to use more than one colour in your prints.
All materials are provided, and no printmaking experience is necessary. This class runs for two weeks on Monday evenings, July 2 and 9, from 7 to 9:30pm.Find out more »
In this hands-on introductory class you will learn the basics of setting type and designing your own unique cards using wood and metal type, our collection of antique letterpress ornaments and newspaper halftone blocks, linocut blocks and more!
All materials are provided (including envelopes for your cards!), and you will create a set of ten cards of your own design in your choice of paper colour.
This class runs for two weeks on Saturday afternoons, September 8 and 15, from 1 to 3:30pm. You will design your cards and set type the first week and print the second week.Find out more »