Introductory Letterpress Printing


  • Course Code: ESCR-0121-A
  • Location: N100, 5163 Duke Street
  • Date: 2019-10-10 to 2019-11-28
  • Time: Thu, 6:30pm-9:30pm (no class Oct 31)
  • Registration Deadline: 2019-10-03

Spaces Available


The world of letterpress is booming! Unlike other antiquated technologies, letterpress is seeing a resurgence and has become an explosive art force of the 21st century. In this introductory course, you will be introduced to type setting by hand, locking up plates, using a Vandercook press, printing paper abilities, and ink modification in the printing process. Class takes place in the historic Dawson Printshop, where the Letterpress Gang also meet on Monday nights.