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Tom Lichtman

letterpress@rutlandmint.org

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    • 06/26/2024
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    • 112 Quality Lane
    • 5
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    How To Make Custom Printing Blocks

    In this class we will learn several different methods for creating printing blocks from your own designs. This will include carving, using found objects, laser engraving and photopolymer. During this class we will also design a block and laser engrave it to demonstrate the process.

    Attendees will learn:

    -A variety of methods to create printing blocks

    -Parameters for successful printing

    -How to help design and laser engrave a printing block


    Instructor: Tom Lichtman


    Wednesday, June 26th, 6pm-8pm

    Member: $20

    Not yet member: $30


    • 07/03/2024
    • 5:30 AM - 7:00 PM
    • 1
    Register


    Letterpress for Beginners

    Join us for a short demonstration and an introduction to Letterpress equipment!

    This class repeats on the first Wednesday of every month

    5:30pm to 7pm.

    Class participants will leave knowing how to:

    • "Lock up a chase" - Composing the printing elements (type, blocks, furniture) into a printable configuration, ready to load into the press
    • "Set up a job" - Specifying and preparations for a printing run including paper selection and cutting, imagery, ink color and press adjustments

    This beginner class will get your foot in the door of the Letterpress shop. In order to work independently in Letterpress you will need this foundational course.

    In this class things could get a little bit messy, please dress appropriately.

    Instructor: Tom

    Member Fee: $15

    Not-yet Member Fee: $25

A place for tinkerers, makers, and small businesses to have space, contacts, and equipment to thrive. If you possess a passion for creating and making, a MINT membership is for you.

    
112 Quality Lane, Rutland, Vermont

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