Intro to Letterpress: Polymer Plates

When:
March 18, 2019 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
2019-03-18T18:00:00-04:00
2019-03-18T22:00:00-04:00
Where:
AS220 Printshop
Lucie Way
Providence, RI 02903
USA
Cost:
$150
Contact:
industries@as220.org
401-831-9327 x202

letterpress1Design your own images for letterpress using a light–sensitive polymer plate and get certified to use the Vandercook press!

Monday March 18 + 25, 6-10pm

REGISTER HERE

This class will cover the old and new uses of the letterpress using light-sensitive polymer plate to be printed on our Vandercook press. Students will get a basic foundation for Letterpress printing by focusing on the production and printing of the polymer plate.  You will leave this class with a working knowledge of press operation including: inking the press, pressure and roller height adjusting, registration, feeding paper through the press and cleaning the press.

Instructor: Jacque Bidon