The Joy of Letterpress: Advanced
Advanced techniques for using the Letterpress Shop at The MINT
This class repeats on the third and fourth Tuesday of every month, 6pm to 8pm
Learners in this class will leave knowing how to:
- Use Moveable type: composing with lead type
- Laser cut printing blocks: digital image preparation for laser etching of blocks, material selection and laser settings
- Implement multi-color printing: how to create plates for 2 or more colors printed on the same sheet, registration tips, trapping and wet on dry ink techniques
This advanced class will expand your skills in the Letterpress shop. In order to take this class you need to have already taken both Foundation courses: Basics 1 (held on the first Tuesday of every month) and Basics 2 (held on the second Tuesday of every month).